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Rev. Marvin Tracy Gwinn

January 19, 1953 - June 24, 2020

Rev. Marvin Tracy Gwinn age 67 passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at his home in Hampstead.

He was born in Barberton, Ohio on January 19, 1953.

Pastor Marvin has served for over 40 years in the ministry including, Youth Pastor, Evangelist and Pastor. He served in Elizabeth City Church of God, Fair Bluff Church of God and, The River at Wrightsville Avenue Church of God for 25 years. He attended Hammel Business College in Ohio studying Drafting and Architure, and worked at Firestone Tires, before being called into the Ministry.

Pastor Marvin is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jill Lee Bagley Gwinn; one son, Joshua Gwinn and wife April; daughter Rachel Nelson and husband Scott; five grandchildren, Haiden E. Honeycutt, Landon M. Gwinn, Reagan E. Gwinn, Macy Nelson, and Gunner Nelson; mother, Fern B. Gwinn; brother in-law, Mike Johnson and sister in-law Julie Johnson; sister in-law, Judy Bagley. Other extended family members, Church members and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Tracy Everette Gwinn in 2015, and his mother in-law, Carol Bagley and father in-law Donald Bagley.

Memorial service will be held 3 pm Sunday, June 28, 2020 at The River at Wrightsville Avenue Church of God, 2132 Wrightsville Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The River at Wrightsville Avenue Church of God.

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