His Legacy Lives on
Marvin Howard Sampson
Marvin Howard Sampson was born September 19, 1943 in Ardmore PA. To the late Howard and Mary Jane Walton Sampson. Marvin graduated from McFarland High in 1962 where he was the Star Running Back helping to lead the McFarland Bears to a State Championship in 1961. He earned a scholarship to attend Prairie View A&M University.
Marvin united with Ruby Greer Sampson, and to this union four children was born. On November 15, 1975 He married Lydia Henry Sampson, they were united for forty-four years until his death. Marvin retired from Trane where he worked for 39 years, he was loved and respected by all of his Co-Workers
Marvin was baptized at an early age at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Mineola, TX. He sang in the Junior and Senior Choir and was ordained as a Deacon by the Reverend C.C. Colquitt. He loved the Lord and was a faithful servant.
Marvin was preceded in Death by both parents Howard Sampson and Mary Jane Walton Sampson, one brother: Robert Sampson, and one son: Manuel Sampson.
Marvin leaves to cherish his memory Wife: Lydia Sampson (Mineola, TX.) Children Cassandra Sampson (Mineola, TX.), Cedric Sampson (Mineola, TX.), Raquel Sampson Perry (Garland, TX.), Cloris Sampson (Garland, TX.), Carlotta Mays (Keith) (Terrell, TX.), Rebecca Henry (Mineola, TX.), and Donna Henry (Terrell, TX.); Sibling; Billy Jean Roberts (Donna) (Crosby, TX.) and Osborn Sampson (Houston, TX.); a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephew and relatives.
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