George W. R. “Bun” Marvel, 93, of Selbyville, Del., passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at home. Together, he and his wife, Althea (Pepper), operated a farm in Bayville, Del. He was a member of Sound United Methodist Church.
Marvel was preceded in death by his parents, Charles J. Marvel and Catherine “Cassie” (Green) Marvel; and his wife of almost 65 years, Althea. He is survived by his daughter, Imogene Thompson; a grandson, Phillip Thompson and his wife, Jodi; two great-grandchildren, Gunnar and Kylie; and a sister, Margaret Peterson.
A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, with burial in Roxana Cemetery in Frankford. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963; or Sound U.M. Church, c/o Roxana U.M. Church, 35901 Zion Church Rd., Frankford, DE 19945.