Marvin Mickel, 77, of Knoxville and formerly of
Dayton, died Friday morning, June 21, 2013, in a Knoxville hospital. Marvin was born in
Dayton on Feb. 1, 1936, the son of the late George and Elsie Stinnett Mickel. He was also
preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth Mickel, Clarence Mickel and Clyde Mickel and his
grandson, Mark Lambert.
Marvin was raised in Dayton and lived most of his
life in Cleveland, Tenn. and then Knoxville.n As a youngster he attended the White Oak Baptist
Church and he was employed as a bookkeeper.
Marvin is survived by his three sons, Bobby Mickel
of Huntsville, Ala., Steve Mickel of Guntersville, Ala. and David Mickel of Albertville, Ala.; his
three daughters, Patricia Smith of Athens, Tenn., Janice Lambert of Cleveland, Tenn. and Aimee
Branch of Jefferson City, Tenn.; six brothers, Felix Mickel, Jimmy Mickel, Bobby Mickel, Ricky
Mickel and Sam Mickel all of Dayton and Gene Mickel of Whitwell, Tenn.; five sisters, Willie Mae
Swafford, Myrtice Peavyhouse, Melrose Mickel and Georgie Locke all of Dayton and Lois Carpenter of
Graysville; ten grandchildren, Brian Mickel, Whitney Payne, Kris Mickel, Somer Mickel, Chance
Smith, Maelyn Mickel, Haley Branch, Sarah Branch, Shelby Lambert and Erica Lambert along with his
five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his very special companion, Lois Scruggs of
Funeral services with military
honors will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev.
Clyde Fitzgerald and Rev. Bill Ewing officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Chattanooga
Please share your memories of Marvin on his online
guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall
Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Sunday one hour before the funeral.