Donald Eugene " Don " Marvin
Residence: Nashville, Tennessee
Died: Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Location: Green Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center of Nashville, Tennessee
 
 
Age: 78
Date of Birth: Friday, June 03, 1938
Birth place: Jefferson Township, Carroll County, Indiana
Branch: Army
 
Father: Russell Marvin  
Mother: Virginia ( Capes ) Marvin  
Marital Status:
Resided in: Longtime resident of Nashville, Tennessee
Funeral Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016
Funeral Location: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 3, 2016, Time to Share Memories of Don will be held at the Monticello Christian Church, 105 Gordon Road, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Clergy: Rev. Chris Dodson of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana
Burial will take place: Graveside Service will be at the Idaville Cemetery in Idaville, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 3, 2016, at the Monticello Christian Church, 105 Gordon Road, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Biographical Information: Don grew up attending the former Eastlawn United Methodist Church of Idaville, Indiana. After eight years at Carson School in Carroll County, Indiana, Don graduated in 1956 from Roosevelt High School of Monticello, Indiana. He graduated from Ball State University in 1960. During his two years in the United States Army, he served at the Induction Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Don then graduated from the A.C. Nielson Marketing Research School of Evanston, Illinois. He then returned to Tennessee in the mid 1960s and was a founding business partner of the Decorators Workroom in Nashville, Tennessee, which expanded into on the largest wholesale Drapery House in the mid-south. In the 1970s a retail division, the Drapery House, was founded. In addition to Nashville, Tennessee, retail locations were in Columbia, Dickson, and Manchester, Tennessee. Also in the 1970s, in association with the AERO Drapery Company, Don traveled extensively lecturing and giving design clinics. In the 1980s an additional retail division, the Fabric Outlet at Drapery House, was opened. Don retired after more than forty-five years in business, hotels, politicians, religious organizations, as well as private homeowners. He especially enjoyed working in the past with many beloved country music personalities.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: In lieu of flowers, memorials doations may be made to the Idaville Cemetery Association, C/O Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana.
Marriage Information:
Survivors include:
Brother,
Dudley (wife Barb) Marvin of Monticello, Indiana,

Sisters,
Judi (husband Bill) Dittman of Florissant, Missouri, and
Jan (husband Ron) Pearce of Effingham, Illinois;

Two (2) Nieces;

Four (4) Nephews;

Five (5) Great Nieces;

Four (4) Great Nephews;

Numerous Cousins, and many close friends in Nashville, Tennessee, including his friend of forty-two years, Bill Weeks.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Russell and Virginia (Capes) Marvin.
Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home