October 25, 2021
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Marvin D. Carlisle

1936 – 2021

Funeral services for Marvin D. Carlisle, 84, of Wills Point, were held on February 13 at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church.  

Interment followed at White Rose Cemetery.

Mr. Carlisle died on February 11, 2021. He was born on October 26, 1936, in Eastland, to Joseph and Cora Carlisle. He was raised in West, moving to Wills Point in 1972 from Hugo, Oklahoma. He married Mary Helen Evans on August 7, 1959, in Terrell. They were members of Russell Memorial for over 50 years and attended First Assembly of Wills Point. Over the years, Mr. Carlisle worked for Tri State Stone, McKnight Construction, Tom Norton, 3M Mining and White Rock Drilling, from where he retired in 2017 at the age of 81. He enjoyed working, crushing rock and reading his Bible. He always carried one in his truck. He also enjoyed spending time with all his grandkids and tending to his cows.

Mr. Carlisle is survived by his son, Dewayne Carlisle and wife Karen; daughter, Kimberly White and husband Rod; brothers, Melvin Carlisle and wife Jan, and Richard Carlisle; sister, Margarette Waldrop; grandchildren, Eddie White, Kristal King, Joe Carlisle and Katie Dodson; great-grandchildren, Colby White, Baylie Baker, James Whitehead, Gabe Baker, Carlie Jacks, Carson White, Emma Carlisle, Madeliene Carlisle, Kaleb, Jacob and Adalynn Stokes.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife; parents; granddaughter, Rachel Vann; great-grandson, Jason Mott; brothers, Billy and Robert Lee Carlisle; and sister, Ouida Walker.

Online condolences may be made at allanfullerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home of Wills Point.