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Marvin Houston McBay

October 9, 1926 - October 13, 2020
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Funeral service for Mr. Marvin Houston McBay, age 94 of Fayetteville will be conducted at 4PM on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Gay officiating. Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 2PM until time of service. A private interment is scheduled for a later date at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.

Mr. McBay was born on October 9, 1926 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Ed and Gracie Lee Dollar McBay. He was married for 73 wonderful years to Geraldine Stevenson McBay. Houston retired from Redstone Arsenal and was the owner of H&D Furniture. He loved working and fishing. Houston was a member of VFW Post 2167.

In addition to his wife, Mr. McBay is survived by his sons, Eddy (Dorothy) McBay of Knoxville, TN and Danny (Glenda) McBay of Park City; daughter, Tammy McBay (David) Moore of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Travis (Nikki) McBay, Aaron McBay, Neal (Jenny) McBay, Brian (Kristin) McBay, Andy (Jamie) McBay, and Geriann (Dustin) Harris; and ten great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Houston was preceded in death by twelve siblings.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Prospect Baptist Church Building Fund, 32 East Prospect Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Marvin Houston McBay.

Schedule of Services
  • Service Location
  • Higgins Funeral Home
  • Visitation
  • Date: October 17, 2020
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: October 17, 2020
    Time: 4:00 PM