Marvin L. Doud

March 27, 1954 - February 8, 2015


Age 60, of Lee, Florida, formerly of Castile, NY died February 7, 2015 at the South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Georgia.

He was born March 26, 1954 in Warsaw, NY son of the late Bernard F. Doud and Harlene Hughes Doud of Castile. Marvin was an independent truck driver for many years. For several years, he and his wife, Linda owned and operated a gun supply and craft shop in Castile. In earlier years, he worked on many area farms.

Marvin was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and shooting and taught hunter?s safety courses. He also enjoyed camping at Letchworth State Park with his family and boating. He loved raising coon dogs and hunting with them and he loved snowmobiling and riding his motorcycle. Marvin was a Country music fan and he enjoyed going to concerts with friends and family. He was a talented man who could build or fix almost anything and he was always willing to lend a hand to family and friends on their projects.

Marvin was a member of the Lee Methodist Church in Lee, Florida where he participated in the men?s choir. He was also a member of the local JC Riders Motorcycle Club CMA #1231 of Valdosta, Georgia

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Linda Balcom Doud; his mother Harlene (Jim McIlroy) Doud of Castile; his daughters, Jennifer Doud of Perry and Maureen (Joe) Szwaczkowski of Perry; his grandchildren, Emily and Devon Szwaczkowski; his brothers, Carey ?Doc? Doud of Pike and Dennis (Judy) Doud of Castile; nieces, Alicia (David) DiPasquale, Katelyn Doud, Sara (John) Eggleston; nephew, Justin Doud; a great niece, Addison DiPasquale; a great nephew, Vincent DiPasquale.

Friends may call Saturday, February 14 from 11 AM ? 2 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile where Marvin?s funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:30 PM. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, Castile at a later date. A celebration of life will also be held Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 1 PM at the Lee Methodist Church in Lee, Florida. Online condolences at

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February 11, 2015 : Funeral Service for Marvin L. Doud - 1:12 AM

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Jul 15.19 from Cathy Falcone (Poss):


I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you in prayer during this difficult time.

Jul 15.19 from Ellen Tisdale:

Sorry to hear about about Marvin, my thoughts are with you and your family.

Jul 15.19 from The Rando Family:

Linda, we are deeply saddened to hear about Marvin passing, our hearts go out to you and your family. We will treasure the memories of the times we all spent together. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Barry and Sharon True:

Dear Family, Our hearts were broken broken to hear this. Marvin may have left us physically but his spirit will always be in many hearts.  We have so many fond memories of all the times we have spent together in our younger years especially being kicked off the Kinzua Lake by an Indian. What a weekend. He could always put a smile on anyone’s face.  He can now join Don Merle and so many others.  He truly loved all you and loved to talk about you.  He was a great man, husband, father and grandfather for sure.  All you are in our thoughts and prayers.  Much love.

Jul 15.19 from Dennis and Deb Krawczyk:

Linda, Harlene and family,

We were so very sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.  May you find peace in the wonderful memories you have.

Jul 15.19 from Tammy Voss:

so very sorry to hear of Marvin’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Jul 15.19 from Doug & Darla Kelly:

Harlene & Jim, So sorry for your tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Jul 15.19 from Charles & Lucy Davis:

Lucy and I knew Marvin a short time. But in that time we felt like Marvin & Linda was like a brother and sister too us. WE have peace just knowing where he is and that we will see him again some day. With much love in Christ we pray. C.M.A #1231

Jul 15.19 from Cynthia Embling Hadley:

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.  Marv was always such a kind and compassionate person. I never remember seeing him without a smile on his face. May fond memories comfort you.

Jul 15.19 from Jeanne Kyle and Duane Tillich:

Duane and I were so sad to hear of Marvin’s passing.  We recently enjoyed spending time with him in Florida as our new neighbor. We will miss seeing him when we visit in years to come.

Jul 15.19 from Michael H. Wittenborn:

Thank you to the family for allowing us in the (JC Riders) to share in his life.  Rest In Peace Brother you will always be missed.  Prayers to all the friends and Family.

Jul 15.19 from Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Murdoch:

Marvin, a man of humility and peace, will be greatly missed.  The family is in our continued thoughts and prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Andrea Baker(Tisdale):

Linda and Carey I’m so sorry for your loss.  I remember Marvin from school and always thought he was a nice guy. I pray God will fill that empty hole in your heart.

Jul 15.19 from Sue Ferris:

Harlene,I was so sad to hear about Marvin. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Jul 15.19 from Mary Lou Boise:

Dear Linda and family:  Sending my sincere condolences on the loss of your husband, Marvin. I’m so sorry you had to lose him, just when you’re enjoying your retirement years together.  Marvin was such a great guy and I have many fond “high school” memories, as well as our class reunions.  It was always fun catching up with him. I’ll be thinking and praying for you this weekend and over the next few months, as you work through this tragedy. Sincerely, Mary Lou (Pratt) Boise.

Jul 15.19 from Judy Parrott:

Dear Linda, I’m so sorry to hear of your tragic loss.Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Judy Parrott

Jul 15.19 from Lucinda Pattridge Perrine:

To the Doud Family:  I am very sorry to hear of Marvins passing.  May God be with you at this most difficult time.
Am thinking of the memories as we grew up as neighbors. RIP Marvin.

Jul 15.19 from Thomas Hance:

He will be missed.  Prayers and thoughts to all his family.

Jul 15.19 from Jen (Marcin) Fiegl & Family:

Linda, Maureen, Jen and Family;

I have no words, just know that we send our love during this tragic time.

Jul 15.19 from Pat Perl:

Linda and Harlene
  Sorry to hear of your loss.  Words cannot express my sympathy but am wishing both of you peace.

Jul 15.19 from Pam Berry:

Dear Linda; I am so sorry to hear about Marv. He was a really great guy. My heart, my thoughts and my prayers are with you and your daughters. May the Lord help you this difficult time. God Bless you and your daughters.

Jul 15.19 from Shirley and Don Mosele:

Your friends from Calico Sam send their sympathy for your great loss, we were coming down today but the snow is keeping us away, Eileen Combs,Doug and Bonnie Vaisey

Jul 15.19 from Jean (Thomas) White:

Dear Linda, My heart goes out to you and your family at this sad time. May you find comfort in the hope mentioned at Acts 24:15

Jul 15.19 from Tami Willis:

Dear Linda, My deepest sympathy for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Sue & Joe Marcin:

Linda and Maureen..please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May your awesome memories bring you peace.
Sue & Joe

Jul 15.19 from marcia eustace:

Harlene, Linda and family,
so sorry to hear about Marvin’s passing.  He was such a kind man and wonderful neighbor.  Our prayers are with all of you

Jul 15.19 from Katie Miller:

Linda-sorry for your loss. I can’t even begin to comfort you, I know, but you are in my prayers. I will be out of town this weekend for a wedding,but I will be thinking about you all at the celebration of life. Lots of love, Katie

Jul 15.19 from Dee Dee Coleman:

Linda, Marvin was a special man. I feel blessed to have met him. You and your family are in my prayers.

Jul 15.19 from Carolyn Van Slyke:

My sympathy