Marvin D. Monk December 21, 1943 – May 25, 2016

Marvin D. Monk 72 of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Gibson General Hospital located in Princeton. Marvin was born December 21, 1943 in Long Beach CA, to Walter Eugene and Phyllis Avalon (Smith) Monk. He retired from Public Service Indiana after many years of service.
He is survived by his father, Walter Eugene Monk of Shelburn, IN and 2 sons; Marvin Duane Monk of Marion, IL and Chad Monk of Columbus, IN as well as 1 daughter, Robin Donaldson of Bloomington, IN. He is also survived by 3 brothers; Lyle Monk of Indianapolis, IN, Randy (Melanie) Monk of Sullivan, IN, Eric (Mary) Monk of Downers Grove, IL and 3 sisters; Dahris (Ron) Fish of Sullivan, IN, Theresa (Jimmy) Wible of Shelburn, IN and Emily (Darren) Boyll of Fairbanks, IN. Other survivors include 4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and 1 great grandson.
There will be a memorial service at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Jim Gidcumb officiating.
There will be a time of visitation with the family on Tuesday, from 5:00 P.M. until time of service at 7:00 P.M. For any further information, call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at or the funeral home Facebook page.

3 thoughts on “Marvin D. Monk December 21, 1943 – May 25, 2016

  1. Mary DeLong

    I am just heartbroken Marvin was not only my brother in law but my friend I love him so much and will cherish the sweet memories we made. Chad, Duane and all of the family my thoughts and prayers are with you in this very difficult time.

  2. Dannella Loveless

    To the family, I was so surprised and shocked to hear of Marvin’s passing. We use to bowl together at Gibson Lanes. also he and his ex-wife and her 2 sons would come up and visit me and I would go visit them, he was a good guy, I am so sorry. May God Bless Each Of You..,

  3. logan brown

    you were a good man. you were a big part of my life. I am the man I am today because of what you taught me as a kid. I will never forget you. I love you!


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