Marvin Pitts McCann Sr.
November 19, 1950 – December 23, 2018
Marvin Pitts McCann Sr., age 68, of Seagoville, Texas passed away on Sunday December 23, 2018. Marvin was born November 19, 1950 in Honey Grove, TX to Marvin and Velma McCann and grew up in Muskogee, OK. Marvin is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Velma McCann; son, Marvin McCann Jr., and daughter Tomika McCann. Marvin is survived by his wife; Cheryl McCann, sons, Marvin Pitts McCann Jr., Rickey Pitts McCann (Verenia), adopted Daughter Carla Hubbard, mother-in-laws; Mary Brown and Hazel Brown, father-in-law; Doyle Brown, sister-in-laws; Marian Brown and Cynthia Brown Taylor (Frederick), grandson; Cardeyon E. Hubbard, granddaughter; Sydney McCann, Niece; Aarian Nickson, a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, acknowledgment of special friends Gwendolyn Wesley (Cupcake), Joyce Wesley, Lawanna Harris and other extended family and friends who will deeply miss him. A memorial service for Marvin will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Allen Chapel Baptist Church, 2146 E Overton Rd, Dallas, TX 75216. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.roselawn-funerals.com for the McCann family.
- Memorial Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
Marvin Pitts McCann Sr.
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Marilyn Word (London)
January 3, 2019
My sympathy to Cheryl and all family members. I'm praying for you all. Marvin and I are cousins. I understand that our grandmothers were not just cousins but close friends who visited often through adulthood. We became acquainted at a private preschool called Sessions Kiddie Kollege in Muskogee, where we grew up. Our parents informed us that we were related. We did not have a close relationship until we reconnected as adults. We became close friends and shared many hours on the telephone. My family and I drove from Kansas to visit with him several times in Texas. Even through all of his illnesses, he seemed to never give up. He loved to help others and was faithful to provide care for his mother until she passed away. He was also faithful to his church, providing security service several times a week. It's been a blessing having Marvin in my life. I will miss him. Rest in peace my cousin/friend.
Marilyn (London) Word
January 1, 2019
Marvin was my childhood friend from 1st grade through high school. He was like a brother to me and l loved him and his mother Mrs. McCann dearly. We lost contact after the loss of my baby girl “Juicy “ but he always remained in my heart. He was special and so was his Mom. I know he was saved and look forward to seeing him again on the other shore. My deepest condolences to the family...