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Marvin J. Pitts

June 20, 1938 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

Marvin J. Pitts, 82 of LaPlata, MD passed away on Friday April 23, 2021.

Marvin was born on June 20th, 1938 in North Carolina to the late Horace and Alva Pitts. He is also predeceased by his brother, Ralph Pitts; sisters, Marian Cline and Reba Pitts; brother-in-law, Hank George; stepdaughter, Ellen Morgan.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Pitts; step children, Jimmy Gainey (Wanda),  Susan Elaine Gainey (Joe) and Sharon Murphy (David); step son-in-law Ralph Morgan; brothers, Milton Pitts and Floyd Pitts (Claudine); sister, Lucille (George); 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Marvin loved driving his logging truck, especially taking his grandkids, whom he loved dearly, for rides in it. His trucking business also enabled him to form many friendships in the Amish community. He enjoyed playing cards, charter fishing, reading and crossword puzzles. He gave everyone in his family a nickname.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Arehart-Echols Funeral Home (211 St. Mary’s Ave. LaPlata, MD 20646). A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at the Trinity Memorial Gardens (3221 Mattawoman Beantown Rd. Waldorf, MD 20601).

Pallbearers:  be John Dixon, Justin Simms, Ricky King, David Murphy, 3rd, Raymond Johns and David Murphy, Jr.

Honorary bearers: Rebecca King, Kellie Murphy, Kimberly Casey and Christopher Nevitt.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, face coverings must be worn and practice social distancing.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at arehartechols.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 3, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Visitation
Monday
May 3, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 4, 2021

10:30 AM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
May 4, 2021

Trinity Memorial Gardens
3221 Mattawoman Beantown Rd.
Waldorf, MD 20604

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