Eugene R. McElvin


Mr. Eugene R. McElvin of Dothan, Alabama transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his residence.
Celebration of life services for Mr. McElvin will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM from the sanctuary of First Missionary Baptist Church located at 370 Chickasaw Street, Dothan, Alabama 36303 with Pastor Brandon K. Marshall officiating. Interment will be in Tallahassee National Cemetery in Tallahassee, Florida with military honors. Vann Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. McElvin will lie in state at the church from 12:00 Noon until time for the service.
A viewing will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.
Mr. McElvin leaves to cherish a lifetime of fond, yet precious memories, a family:
Wife: Dr. Tonja Myrick McElvin of Dothan, Alabama
Mother-in-Law: Mamie Hayes of Marianna, Florida
Father-in-Law: Reverend Delanor Myrick, Sr. (Mae) of Marianna, Florida
Four Sons: Eugene Randolph McElvin, Jr. of Tallahassee, Florida; Marquel McElvin (Tonika) of Macon, Georgia; Dequan McElvin of Hampton, Virginia; and Traylon McElvin of Marianna, Florida
Three Daughters: Ravan Barnes of Tallahassee, Florida; Jordan McElvin and Ashlee McElvin of Dothan, Alabama
One Grandson: Kaiden King
Seven Granddaughters: Kallie McElvin, Melanie McElvin, Paris Bradwell, Skylar McElvin, Moriah McElvin, Amyra McElvin, and Tysin McElvin
Three Brothers: Dwight Rivers (Joy) of Jacksonville, Florida; Joe Henry of Savannah, Georgia; and Reginald Henry of Raleigh, North Carolina
Four Sisters: Dolly Michelle Carvin of Durham, North Carolina; Beverly Bolton, Cachet Rivers, and Kimberly Rivers of Jacksonville, Florida
Three Brothers-in-Law: Delanor Myrick, Jr. of Dothan, Alabama; Derrick Myrick of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Michael Paul Myrick (Nicole) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nine Aunts, Two Great Aunts, Three Great Aunts
A Special Friend: Darlene Rivers of Clearwater, Florida
And a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and many loving friends and acquaintances.


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