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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA

OBITUARY

Marvin Lewis Cartee

February 1, 1940September 8, 2019

Marvin Lewis Cartee age 79, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on September 8, 2019. Services are pending at this time.

Marvin was born on February 1, 1940 in Campobello, South Carolina; the son of James Curtis Cartee and Lillie Mae McCright Cartee. He was raised in the Campobello area and graduated from Chapman High School in Inman, South Carolina. Shortly after graduation, Marvin joined the U.S. Army. He served during Vietnam and retired after 23 years of service. He then went on to work for 20 years in security for AFLAC. During this time he met Erika Franziska Smyth, they were married on June 1, 1990. They absolutely loved being together, visiting family, going on vacations, watching TV, or going out to eat, they did it together. Marvin is preceded in death by; his parents; a brother, Claude Cartee; two sisters, Alma Cudd, Ruby Carpenter, and a daughter, Rebecca Jean Cartee.

Survivors include; his wife, Erika Cartee; three daughters Lisa Hill, Joanne Cartee, Rhonda C. Phillips; a son, Marvin Lewis Cartee Jr.; two stepsons, Danny (Kathy) Cagle, Frankie Cagle; stepdaughter Diana Cagle; a brother, James Curtis Cartee; a sister, Margie Cartee Peterson; 10 grandchildren; and numerous family members and family friends that will cherish his memory.

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