June 6, 1951 - August 24, 2014
Marvin E. McShan Sr., 63, of Peoria passed at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. He was born June 2, 1951, in Peoria, Ill to Leslie White and Annie (White) Moss. He leaves behind his partner of 26 years Laura Mays. Marvin loved to spend time with family and friends. He loved the Green Bay Packers and listening to old school music. Marvin was a fair man who loved helping others and would give his last to those in need. He was employed with Caterpillar for 40 plus years; he was the first African American Pattern Maker (Journeyman) for Caterpillar. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Annie Moss; partner Laura Mays both of Peoria; four sons, Marvin McShan Jr. of Peoria, Jason McShan of Cedar Rapids, IA, Fredrick Robinson of Peoria and Aaron Mays of Aurora, CO; three daughters, Simone McShan of Springfield, Ill, Angel McShan of Peoria and Ajeenah McShan of Rolla, MO; four brothers Billy McShan of Columbus, MS, James White, Ronald White both of Peoria and Donald White of Las Vegas, NV; four sisters, Hattie Harris, Diane Edna Singleton, Linda Brown and Alice Weatherly all of Peoria; mother of his children, Ms. Willie “Sweetie” Leggins and special friend Dorothy Robinson. Eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; along with a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, his beloved dog, Misfit, and dear friends who adored and will miss him dearly. Marvin was preceded in death by his father, one brother and one sister. A home-going celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Gospel Experience Church, with visitation commencing one hour prior at 10 a.m. The Elder Gaston will officiate . Pastor Richard K. Hammonds as host. Marvin will rest in Springdale Cemetery.
Marvin E. McShan Sr., 63, of Peoria passed at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. He was born June 2, 1951, in Peoria, Ill to Leslie White and Annie (White) Moss. He leaves behind his partner of 26 years Laura Mays. Marvin loved to spend time... View Obituary & Service Information
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