Marvin Thomas Cooper

Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:36 AM.

Marvin Thomas Cooper, 71, of 315 Tallpine Road, Havelock, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at his residence.

He retired from the Marine Corps and was employed at NADEP.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, 520 Roberts Road, Newport, with the Rev. Clyde I. Eborn officiating.

Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by one son, Lawrence E. Cooper of Rocky Mount; three daughters, Camille C. Steepleton of Bedford, Va., Anna C. Adams of Spring Lake, and Tiana R. Cooper of Havelock; one brother, Gregory A. Parish of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sisters, Laverne E. Parish and Janice E. Jackson of Montclair, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; and one grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern, and other times at the residence. 

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