The Pryor Times

April 19, 2014

Obituary- Marble

PRYOR, OK — Funeral services for Roy Lee Marble were  Saturday, April 12, at the Community of Christ Church in Sperry with Elders Roy and Phyllis Gaddy, officiating. Burial was Monday, April 14,  at Fort Gibson National Cemetery in Fort Gibson, under the direction of the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home.

 Marble, 75,  Skiatook, died Saturday, April 5, at the Franciscan Villas in Broken Arrow.

He was born April 23, 1938, in Cookson Hills,  near Tahlequah to Ray and Margarette (Frailey) Marble. He was raised in Mayes County graduating from Chouteau High School. He went to N.E.O. in Miami and also attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. He joined the National Guard and then enlisted into the United States Army working up through the ranks and retired after 20 years as a Major. Marble was stationed in Malta, Japan, Vietnam, and Germany, traveling all over the world for special training. He was employed with the post office in Tulsa where he was a supervisor over the air mail facility for over 14 years. He was also employed with Wal-Mart for seven years. He was active in the community, enjoyed working and enjoyed carpentry. He enjoyed learning about the Bible and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; two sons, Gary and David Marble; three brothers; and one sister.

He is survived by his wife Glenda of the home; one son Matthew Marble of Tulsa, four daughters; Dawn Scoggin of Tulsa, Oma Hash of Broken Arrow, Destiny and husband Adrian Castillo of Broken Arrow and Kasey and husband Jeff Parnell of Broken Arrow; two sisters Betty Hass and Barbara Conley; two brothers Billy Ray Marble and James Marble; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Casket bearerss are:  Adrian Castillo, Gary Carson, T.J. Jones, Jeff Parnell, Ryan Marrs, and Devin Marrs.

Honorary casket bearer is Roy Hash.

Music for the services are:  "Amazing Grace", "How Great Thou Art", and "Rock of Ages"

Funeral services and interment were under the direction of the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home.