MARVEL, JERRY WARVEL Deceased
Name: Jerry W. Marvel Rank/Branch: O4/United States Marine Corps Unit: Date of Birth: Home City of Record: Evansville IN Date of Loss: 24 February 1968 Country of Loss: North Vietnam Loss Coordinates:205500 North 1051600 East Status (in 1973): Returnee Category: Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A6A Missions: Other Personnel in Incident: Laurence Friese, returnee
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Navy Times 06/19/95 N.C. - Jerry W. Marvel, retired Marine Colonel, from as apparent heart attack on his way home from a physical in Pensacola, Fla.
Marvel, a 30-year Marine veteran, was one of the longest-held prisoners during the Vietnam War. He last served as commanding officer of New River Marine Corps Air Station in 1983.
He later became a training and education director at Cherry Point Marine Air Station in 1985.
Marvel, a Marine pilot, was shot down Feb. 24, 1968, over North Vietnam. He remained a prisoner of war until March 14, 1973.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy and two children, Jeri LeBeau and Kevin Marvel, all of Newport.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
The New Times, Friday, October 13, 1995 Newport, North Carolina Ceremony honors memory of Ret. Col. Jerry W. Marvel By Joan D. Greene Staff writer
Saturday morning, Sept. 30, the sun shone brightly, and the warm wind blew in gusts, whipping the flags at the county veterans' memorial on Courthouse Square, Beaufort, against the poles, their snapping sounds accompanying the soft sounds of conversations as old friends met....
Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2006 13:52:06 -0400 From: Shaz
This is Teresa .....Jerry and Patti Marvel's daughter. My mom passed along on 8/3.
The visitation will be at Brooks Funeral Home in Morehead City, North Carolina on Sunday at 5 to 7pm.. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 am at the National Cemetary in New Bern, North Carolina. Mom will be placed there with Dad, as she had always wanted. She passed swiftly in the arms of my son and I, as a result of an ongoing heart condition.. She loved and admired so many of you all these years. Thank you for keeping in touch with her and keeping her abreast of current news.
With Deepest Respect,
Teresa Marvel LeBeau =================================