Elvin R. Marrill, of Craig, died July 22, 2009, at his home in Craig. He was 63.
Elvin was born May 30, 1946, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Raymond and Dorothy Marrill. He was raised and attended school in Scottsbluff. Elvin remained in Scottsbluff after high school, working on his parents farm and for 12 years at a sugar factory.
In 1981, he moved to Craig.
Elvin married Marilyn Ward in August 1983, in Craig. They made their home in Craig and Elvin worked at the Craig Power Plant as a heavy equipment operator until retiring six years ago. When Elvin and Marilyn married, he became stepfather to her four children and always cared for them as if they were his own.
Elvin enjoyed tinkering with various things, using his metal detector, operating his model trains, and hunting and fishing. Elvin was very fond of his dogs, and they were his constant companions.
He is survived by his former wife, Marilyn Marrill, of Fruita; and her children, Donald, and his wife, Christy Stillwell, of Golden, Mo., John Stillwell of Eagle Rock, Mo., and Joseph Stillwell, of Craig; and sister-in-law, Karen Ward, of Mack.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Dale, Roy and Raymond; and stepdaughter Debra Martin.
Cremation has taken place
A memorial service and celebration of life for Marrill is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 62, 1055 Moffat County Road 7. Lunch will be provided.