Marvin L. Pound

Marvin L. Pound, Sr. 90, of Gaston, SC passed away April 17, 2017. He was born in Gaston, SC to the late Magnice and Lula Walsh Pound.

Marvin was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by everyone he touched and remembered through all his lasting contributions to his family, church and community.

Marvin is survived by sons, Marvin, Jr. (Jane), Charles (Brenda); and daughter, Beth (Warren) Cope; grandsons, Brian (Patricia), Michael, Noel (Crystal), Brantley Cope; granddaughters, Ashley (Will) Yarbrough, Lindsay (Andy) Benko, Megan (Nich) Roe; and great-grandchildren, Brian, Amber, and Carsyn Pound, Ayers and Mary Martin Yarbrough, Harper Benko, and Macie Lee Roe; and sister-in-law, Vivian Pound.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; and his brothers, JA, Henry Thomas, Ashby and Richard; sisters, Jessie Sightler, Carrie Lou Bradley and Minnie Claire Nickels.

Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Gaston on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. with the Reverends Robert Jumper and Jim Fanning officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the services between 5:30-7:00 pm at the home of Warren and Beth Cope, 1260 Mack Street, Gaston. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Gaston, 121 Oakey Springs Drive, Gaston, SC 29053. Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington is assisting the family.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Sadie and Earl Thompson and Paulette Sheppard for their kind and compassionate care.

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