Marvin Nicholas Meistrell, Sr.


Marvin Nicholas Meistrell, Sr., 86, husband of Carolyn Ruth Yung Meistrell, died Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Carlyle Senior Care of Kingstree.

Born December 22, 1936, in Lincoln, NE, he was a son of the late Nicholas Francis Meistrell and the late Mary Martha Mansfield Meistrell. He was a Senior Chief sonar tech in the US Navy and retired after twenty years. He was a civil servant for the Charleston Naval Shipyard and retired after twenty-two years. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve and the American Legion. He attended Manning United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife of Manning, daughter, Anita Putman (Ted) of Tampa, FL; three grandchildren, Brianna Meistrell, Shannon Perkins (Miles) and Teddy Putman (Kaitlyn); and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Nicholas Meistrell, Jr., a sister, Mary Lorraine Read and a daughter-in-law, Joann Meistrell.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2023 in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with Rev. David D. McManus, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Manning United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 68, Manning, SC.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.