Marvin Eugene Karickhoff

Marvin Eugene Karickhoff, age 87, a resident of Volga, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence.  

He was born January 11, 1933 in Upshur County, a son of the late Brennie and Jennie (Miller) Karickhoff.  Surviving is his companion of 40 years, Mabel D. Campbell who survives at Volga.

Sons, Franklin E. Karickhoff and John R. Grill of Buckhannon. Sister, Linda Post of Buckhannon. Brother, Donald “Tobe” Karickhoff of Buckhannon. Grandchildren, Nicholas Campbell and Cortlan Campbell, as well as several others.

Mr. Karickhoff was preceded in death by daughter, Nancy L. Hull Wilson, brothers, Richard and Gerald Karickhoff, and sisters, Wanda Carrico and Mildred Jean Karickhoff.

Mr. Karickhoff retired as a truck driver for Rocky Road Paving. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the VFW in Buckhannon and the Buckhannon American Legion.

Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Sunday, December 13, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m.  Interment will follow in the Heavner Cemetery with military honors being accorded.  

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