Marlon Harvill

August 26, 1935, Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Harvill, Marlon – Age 87, of Westfield, IN formerly of Flint, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2023.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek (A live stream of the service will be available on Harvey’s obituary page at  Burial in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Flint.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. 

Marlon was born August 26, 1935 in Beech Grove, AR, the son of Homer and Eula (Lovelady) Harvill.  He attended Flint Central High School.  He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1957-1963 serving as a Heavy Weapons Infantryman with the 2nd Battle Group, 152n Infantry. 

He married Mary Ellen Walker September 8, 1962 and she preceded him in death October 28, 2018.  He had resided in Westfield, IN for the past 26 years, coming from Tucson, AZ and Flint.  Marlon retired in 1984 from General Motors Plant 12 in Flint after 30 years of service, and was a member of U.A.W. 599.  He was an avid bowler, bowling on multiple leagues throughout the years and volunteered as a bowling instructor in retirement. 

He had a passion for cars, especially his 1979 El Camino, which he frequently took to car shows and to the Square in Noblesville, IN every Friday night in the summer.  He enjoyed playing euchre at the local senior center, and having breakfast with friends at the local diner multiple times per week.  He was a devoted husband, grandfather, and brother-in-law. 

Surviving are: his granddaughter, Gabrielle (Mike) Sauce of Zionsville, IN; great granddaughters, Donna Sauce of Indianapolis, IN and Madeline Sauce of Zionsville, IN; sisters, Betty Mitchell of Swartz Creek and Genevieve Parsons of Davison; brother, Lonnie Harvill of Davison; sister-in-law, Sandy (Bill) Miller of Swartz Creek; brother-in-law, Barrett (Jan) LaBarr of Port Charlotte, FL; and niece, Alisa (Buddy) Carlton of Swartz Creek; and stepson, John (Connie) of Port Charlotte, FL.   

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Eula Harvill; and sister, Kay Freeman. 

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