Marvin Wesley Browder, Jr., age 75, of Weatherford, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in the Weatherford hospital.
Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel. Interment in Memory Gardens.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Marvin was born May 23, 1938, the first born son to Marvin Wesley Browder Sr. and Kathleen Bessie (Kitty) Browder. He was a graduate of Carter Riverside High School in 1956, and was a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin in 1961. Marvin was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha frat at UT. He moved to Weatherford in 1963 to start his own business, Marvin Browder Jr. Oil Company. Marvin was a very successful businessman and cattleman. He was a member of North Side Baptist Church, an avid sports fan, supporter of Parker County Livestock Improvement Association and many others.
Mr. Browder is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin W Browder Sr. and Kathleen Bessie Leachman Browder; daughter, Sherri Linn Browder; and mother and father-in-law, Charles Edward Dimock and Mary Alberta Hostetter Dimock.
Mr. Browder is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann Dimock Browder; daughter, Deborah Ann Browder; granddaughters, Stephanie Nicole Edwards and Mary Kathleen Riddle; brother, Kenneth Wayne Browder and wife, Wanda; brother-in-law, Gene Edward Dimock and wife, Julie; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and his faithful dog, Duchess.
Special thanks to our dear friends of the family, Curtis Jefferson, Carla Fussell, the Watsons and many other great friends and family.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel