Marvin Larry Thrasher
April 22, 1945  -  February 8, 2019

Marvin Larry Thrasher

Visitation
Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home
508 Faust Avenue
Ozark, AL  36360
Sunday, February 10, 2019
1:00 until 2:00 P.M.
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Funeral Service
Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel
508 Faust Avenue
Ozark, AL  36360
Sunday, February 10, 2019
2:00 P.M.
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Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
553 Highway 165
Ft. Mitchell, AL  36856
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I served in the Navy.

Mr. Marvin Larry Thrasher, a resident of Ozark, died early Friday morning, February 8, 2019 in a Dothan hospital. He was 73.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 10, 2019 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Reverend Jim Hill officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, Alabama. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Thrasher, son of the late Gordon Carey Thrasher and Myrtie Belle Bone Thrasher, was a native of Gadsden, Alabama and spent his early years in Woodland, Georgia. He formerly lived in Ellaville and Americus, Georgia before moving to Ozark in 1964. Mr. Thrasher began working for the Dothan Police Department in 1967 and later becoming an Alabama State Trooper assigned to Russell County from 1969 to 1981. Following his career in Russell County, he returned to Ozark and began work at Ft. Rucker as a helicopter simulator technician until his retirement. Mr. Thrasher was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of the Claybank Lodge #908 and Eastern Star Kolb Chapter #468. Mr. Thrasher was a Scottish Rite and York Rite Mason and served as Worthy Grand Patron of Alabama from 2012 through 2013. He was preceded in death by his brother, Carey Thrasher.

Surviving relatives include his wife of fifty-five years, Shirley Henderson Thrasher, Ozark; his son, Gordon Allen Thrasher (Christine), Hacoda Community, Geneva County; a brother, Lynn Thrasher, Americus, Georgia; a sister, Virginia Self, Atlanta, Georgia; brother-in-law, Don Henderson, Ozark; four grandchildren, Ashley, Blake, Caleb, and Oraina (Cody); three great-grandchildren, Caden, Shelby, and Jace.


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  1. Robert Williams
    Daleville, AL

    RIP Brother Marvin until we meet again. You are missed!!

  2. Rolanda Jones
    ozark, AL

    So, sorry to hear of your loss. I will be pray for you and your family.

  3. Mattie Lou Douglas
    Hokes Bluff, AL

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please stay in touch with us I am going to miss him so much

  4. Tammy Crawford
    Elba, AL

    Dear family and friends of Marvin, I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible promises a wonderful hope for our loved ones who have died can live again. May Jehovah the God of all comfort and tender mercies sustain you during this hard time (Psalms83 83:18; 2Corinthians 1:3,4)

  5. Tammy Crawford
    Elba, AL

    Dear family and friends of Marvin, I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible promises a wonderful hope for our loved ones who have died can live again. May Jehovah the God of all comfort and tender mercies sustain you during this hard time (Psalms83 83:18; 2Corinthians 1:3,4)

  6. Brenda Hux
    Corapeake, NC

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

  7. Charlotte Maxine Sharon
    Ider, AL

    Shirley May God always be with you during your lonesome hours. May God Bless you we love you (three sister)

  8. Wanda toms
    Americus, GA

    Grab them wings and fly high uncle Marvin.love ya.

  9. Cynthia Seate
    Sharpsburg, GA

    Uncle Marvin you will always be my Unk... I will always love you...Cindy

  10. Darlene and Toney Greene
    Forest Park, GA

    Mrs. Shirley
    We are so sorry for your loss. You and family are in our prayers. We enjoyed getting to know Mr. Marvin through Virginia and Cynthia. Take care and God bless

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