Marvin Holstead France Jr.

June 13, 1930January 20, 2021

Former Union County resident Marvin H. France Jr., 90, died Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Columbus Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Columbus, Indiana.

Marvin was born to Marvin H. France Sr. and Sallie Jessup Poindexter France on June 13, 1930, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. After graduating High School, Marvin continued his education at The University of Kentucky receiving his Bachelor of Science Degree in General Agriculture. Marvin was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, shooting and reading. In the summer time, you could find him helping his friends in their gardens. Marvin was a friend to all who knew him. He was a member of Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church. A lifetime member of Nation Rifle Association, Whitewater Valley Ducks Unlimited, Amateur Trap Association, Whitewater Valley Gun Club and Tri County Coon Hunters Association.

Marvin is preceded in death by his parents.

Marvin is survived by his two daughters: Elisabeth (Lis) France Wright of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Peggy France of Corpus Christi, Texas; two grandsons, two great grandsons and one great granddaughter.

At the request of the family, no services will be conducted at this time. Showalter Blackwell Long, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty has been entrusted with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Rifle Association or Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church. For more information or to leave condolences for the family please visit or scan here:


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Mark Burch

January 23, 2021

Thanks for a lot of great memories Marvin. I know you and Bob are in a duck blind somewhere.........