Marvin R. Hamon

October 24, 1927 ‒ October 02, 2015

Fredericktown, Ohio

Marvin R. Hamon, age 87, of Fredericktown passed away on Friday, October 2, 2015 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.

He was born on October 24, 1927 in Kentuck, WV to the late Robert and Leslie (Farrell) Hamon. He was a well know self-employed building contractor and a pioneer in the pre-fabricated home industry. Known as “Doc Holiday” Marvin owned and operated a mobile denture lab in Florida. He was also a part time actor and appeared in movies such as Porkey’s and Smokey and The Bandit. He was a 32nd Degree Mason at his lodge in Florida.

He is survived by his children Dixie (Gerald) Mooney, Debbie Banks, Shirley (Joseph) Foss, Kay Hamon, Bill Hamon, Chris (Evelyn) Hamon, Paula (Charles) McClure; fourteen grandchildren and twenty seven great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Ruggles; second wife Carol Hamon; his daughter Marva Hollar; four brothers, Wayne, Oshel, Starling, and Darrel Hamon; and his sister Garnet Landfield.

He was a loving father and friend. A musician, innovator and man of many talents. His unique character will be missed by all that were fortunate to know him.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4PM at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. A service will follow beginning at 4PM with Rev. Daniel Belcher officiating.

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  • We will all miss Uncle Marvin. He truly had a special character, and he gave us so many memories. He could always make us laugh with a special story. He always had a smile on his face to accompany that twinkle in his eye – we will miss that!!

  • Dixie, Debbie, Shirley, So sorry for your Loss. I was your babysitter in the 50’s and truly enjoyed you as young girls. God Bless each of you as we all get older. I live in NC and only get to Ohio once a year. Hugs to each of you.