Marvin Lee Beeson

Funeral services for Marvin Lee Beeson, 49, will be held Saturday, Feb. 26 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sunlight Community Church in Second Mesa. Pastor Scott Wight will officiate and interment will follow at Sunlight Community Cemetery.

Marvin was born Dec. 27, 1961 in Ft. Defiance and entered into rest in Winslow on Feb. 22, 2011. Marvin was last employed with The Hopi Tribe as an environmental specialist. He received his technical associate degree in architectural drafting from the Phoenix Institute of Technology and held various jobs as a draftman, land surveyor and hazardous and environmental specialist.

Marvin enjoyed fishing, camping, softball, football and hunting and was a member of the Sunlight Community Church.

He is survived by his wife Arnette Silas Beeson; daughters Rachelle Nicole Beeson and Andrea Lea Beeson; sisters Terri Beeson and Jennifer Beeson-Apachee; brothers Myron Beeson and Darryl Beeson; mother Georgia Beeson; aunts Mildred Nayatewa, Marcella Butler, Kathleen Kahee and Karen Beeson; and uncle Carlton Beeson..

He is preceded in death by his father Harold Beeson and aunts Delores Soto and Priscilla Pewo.

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