March 24, 1940 - February 10, 2021
Marvin passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021 in Modesto at the age of 80 years old. Marvin had been a Tracy resident for over 50 years. Marvin was born on March 24, 1940 to Edward John and Dorthy Mae Gallimore in Watseka, Illinois. Shortly after, his family relocated to the Sacramento area where he grew up. After high school Marvin joined the Air Force where he served as an Airman from October 1963 to June 1968. Marvin began his law enforcement career with the California Highway Patrol in Orange County. After several years he was given the opportunity to serve the CHP in Tracy where he finished his 28 year career there. Marvin was dediated officer who was honored with the Officer of the Year Award in 1983. Marvin was very active in the community as well. He was a member of Lions Club of Tracy where he held the title of President on two separate occasions. He was a member of the Tracy Breakfast Lions club, of the Elks, Moose Lodge and served on the American Legion. On his time off Marvin enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was an outdoor kind of man who would be on his boat on any given weekend. He also enjoyed traveling and taking cruises around Mexico or Hawaii with his family. On September 3, 2011 Marvin married the love of his life, Stephanie. Marvin quickly became a part of the family taking on the role of Father in Law to Tom, Stepfather to her daughter Leslie, and grandfather to their sons Thomas and John who affectionately nicknamed him "Grammy-pa". Marvin was a devoted husband and an exceptional grandfather, making sure never to miss one of his grandson's events. Marvin leaves behind his wife Stephanie, step daughter Leslie and grandsons Thomas and John. He preceded in death his parents, Edward and Dorthy, his siblings Donny and Diane and his son in law Tom.
Marvin passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021 in Modesto at the age of 80 years old. Marvin had been a Tracy resident for over 50 years. Marvin was born on March 24, 1940 to Edward John and Dorthy Mae Gallimore in Watseka, Illinois.... View Obituary & Service Information
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