CPT Marvin E. Dorris was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/10/2022 at the age of 79.3
Aransas Pass, TX
Flight Classes 68-522 and 68-40
Date of Birth 03/21/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 61 AHC in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam STAR BLAZER
This information was provided by Tom L

More detail on this person: Marvin was born on March 21, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas to Essie Margaret Dinkins and Marvin Elwood Dorris. Marvin was a proud Veteran of the US Army, he served in the Vietnam war as a helicopter pilot. He was a great man, well respected and loved by all who knew him. Marvin enjoyed fishing and was well known for his cooking. He was a member of "The Quiet Birdman" airplane pilot group and was a Mason. Marvin was self-employed working as a real estate broker for 22 years, previously working for Exxon. Marvin was a wonderful husband, an amazing father, brother, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents: Marvin and Essie Dorris. Survivors include his loving wife: Elizabeth Dorris from Aransas Pass, Texas; son: Ryan Dorris from Tomball, Texas; daughter: Marley (Mike) Sammons from Rockport, Texas; brothers: Stephen (Dianne) Dorris from The Woodlands, Texas and Gary (Diane) Dorris from Huntsville, Texas; 2 grandsons: Garrett and Davy Dorris. All services will be private. Guestbook available online at Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.

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