Football

Marvin Stewart, Jr.

April 1, 1989 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 31)

Obituary

Marvin Tyrome “Mookie” Stewart, Jr., age 31, of Columbus, Ohio, was born on April 1, 1989, and departed this life peacefully on January 24, 2021. He was educated in the Columbus City school system and was a 2008 graduate of Beechcroft High School. He was the school’s star quarterback. Marvin loved football and played for multiple little league teams; he perfected his craft and was known as one of the best high school quarterbacks. Marvin played in the All-City League North Division, along with his cousin, Rodney B. “Speedy” Stewart, Jr. He played semi-pro football for the Columbus Stallions. The Indianapolis Colts were his favorite NFL team. He attended the Ohio Dominican University.

Marvin was an exceptional son and a devoted father to his four children; he loved spending time with his family. Marvin had such a loving personality. He was strong, resilient, kind, and dependable. Marvin was often sought after to provide advice for any life situation; he was a great friend to many.

One thing that can not go unnoticed is that Marvin was truly a selfless person; he had a heart of gold. He truly was a gentle giant. Marvin will be missed by those who had the privilege to love and know him. 

Marvin recently dedicated his life over to the Lord with high hopes of making himself a better man, father, and son. He was on his way to becoming an instrument for his Lord and Savior, which was letting his light shine even brighter.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Earl Patterson; great-grandparents, Bailous and Katie Stewart; grandfather, Phillip H. Lacey; uncle, Victor Bridges; and godbrother, William Byrdsong.

Marvin leaves to cherish: his children, Jamari, Jamirah, Jamir Stewart, and Jaidyn McCoy; mother, Felicia Lacey-Ward (Leon); father, Marvin (Jackie) Stewart, Sr.; sisters, Kabria Bridges, DaBree Anderson, Kiarra Lee, Ebony Russell, Keonna Lee, Shaquayla Caldwell, and Jayla Weston; brothers, William Anderson, Jr., Patrick Woods, Diante Ward, Valquez Russell, Tony Weston, Marcellus Weston, Phillip Stewart, and Jhi’rue Stewart; grandmothers, Betty Lacey and Lonnie Featherstone; godparents, Elder (Darrell) Charlene Osborne, William Roberts, and Teresa (Glenn) Caldwell; fiancee, Jennifer Phomphengchane; and a host of other relatives and many friends.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 2, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Family Missionary Baptist Church
966 Oakwood Avenue
Columbus, OH 43207

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Family Missionary Baptist Church
966 Oakwood Avenue
Columbus, OH 43207

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
February 2, 2021

Please note
MASKS are required. The visitation is from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and it is a WALK-THROUGH visitation. Due to COVID-19 precautions and social distancing requirements, the Funeral Service will have limited seating and wristbands will be required to be seated in the sanctuary. Livestream will begin at 12:00 p.m. om the Affinity Memorial Chapel FACEBOOOK page.
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