Marvin D. Parr
Marvin D. Parr
  • October 11, 1949 - November 18, 2015
  • Pekin, Illinois

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Marvin D. Parr, 66, of Pekin, IL went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at home with his loving family by his side. Marvin was born October 11, 1949 in Peoria, Illinois to Donald and Eula Mae (Turbett) Parr. He married Paula Rauen on March 22, 1986.

Surviving are his father Donald Parr of Hanna City; wife Paula Parr of Pekin; son Brett Parr of Louisville, KY; daughter Ashley Parr of Pekin; sister Crista Dillard of Hanna City; ten nieces and nephews, and their families. Marvin was preceded in death by his mother.

Marvin was a pilot and Country Financial insurance agent for forty-four years. His hobbies included flying, music, hunting, fishing, snow skiing, watersports, riding motorcycles, operating equipment, and most of all spending time with his family and friends. Marvin was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Bradley Basketball fan.

A celebration of Marvin's life will be held at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin at 10:00 am Monday, November 23, 2015. Pastor Tim Herman will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Smithville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight or Angel Flight. Online tributes and condolences may be made at