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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Marvin Ray Minix of Tonkawa, Oklahoma, died Sunday morning, October 4, 2020, in the Willow Haven Nursing Home at the age of 75 years.

Marvin Ray Minix was born on January 25, 1945, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to William Jerome and Wilma Mae (Arnold) Minix. His family moved to Kansas where he received his formal education. He worked as a pipe designer in the oil and chemical industry across the United States including Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Florida and Illinois. He married Katherine Ann Ray on July 5, 1986, in Show Low, Arizona. They later moved to Tonkawa to make their home. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching westerns on television.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine Minix of Tonkawa; a daughter, Wilma Gomez of Mulvane, Kansas; two brothers, Donald Minix of Raymond, Kansas, and Jerald Minix of Lyons, Kansas; and a grandson, Tristan Gomez.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Michael Ray Minix; a brother, Ronald Minix; and a granddaughter, Evelyn Gomez.

A private family burial will be held at a later date.

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