Marvin Eugene Edney

June 3, 1947 - March 13, 2009

06/03/1947 - 03/13/2009

Past Services

Monday March 16, 2009
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Forest Lawn Mortuary Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Tuesday March 17, 2009
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Mortuary Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Marvin Eugene Edney, 61, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, March 13, 2009.

A native of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Claude and MaryLou Moore Edney. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Edney.

He was a graduate of West Henderson High School and was employed with Kimberley-Clark in the maintenance department for nearly thirty two years. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Kathleen Robida Edney; two daughters, Kristen and Kayla Edney of Hendersonville; a brother, Robert Edney of Saluda; a sister Marilyn Cox and her husband Sam of Hendersonville; an uncle, Tom Moore and his wife Beulah of Mills River; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary. Reverends Sam Cox, Wayne Sloop and Jason Davis will officiate. Entombment will be private. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Guests may sign a register book at

Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Susan Sinclair Gillespie
8 years ago

To Marilyn and Bob: So sorry for the loss of your brother. You are in my prayers, and I think of each of you often.

David and Amanda Levi
8 years ago

Sorry to hear about your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Kathy Arnold
8 years ago

Hi Marilyn .. I am so sorry about Melvin.. Just want you to know Thay my thoughs are with you.. Just Remember .. When a loved one becomes a Memory .. The Memory’s become a treasure.. Love you

Sharon Martin
8 years ago


Don’t know if you remember me, I’m Kathy McCall Arnold’s sister. So sorry to hear about your brother. Take care and you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.


Sue Pearson
8 years ago

Bobby,Marilyn and family our Prayers are with you all at this time.Please cal if there is anything thing we can do.God Bless you All. Love, Sue Pearson, Nicki &Kali Hoots

Lee & Marsha Fritz
8 years ago

Kathy & family,

We are very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


Lee & Marsha

Melissa Bradburn
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Edney was always very nice to me. Everytime I saw him he would make a point to speak. He will be missed. I will be praying for you! Love Melissa

Sis Brevard
8 years ago

Kathy & the girls,

I don’t really know what to say other than i love you & I’m praying for you. Marvin was so good to me & would do anything to help someone. You are in my prayers. I can’t come to visitation because I have hurt my back again but know that i am thinking of you.

love & prayers,


Lelan and Joyce Levi
8 years ago

Dear family sorry for your loss.Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

"Wormy &Beth Warren
8 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Marvin was a good guy and we enjoyed being around him. Your in our thoughts and prayers. The world has lost a wonderful person.