Marvin Houston McBay, 94 of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday (October 13,2020). Funeral service for Mr. McBay will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Gay officiating. Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 2 p.m. 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.