Marvin Utt

Marvin Utt, 72, of Arkansas City, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Peabody Health & Rehab.

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Marvin Maurice Utt was born March 4, 1947, in Cedar Vale, a son of Maurice Jr. and Marjorie Utt. He graduated from Cedar Vale High School in 1965. Following graduation, he attended Cowley County Community College, where he received a scholarship for and played basketball. He left college to serve in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1971 when he returned to Cedar Vale and began his lifelong dream of working as a full-time cowboy.

Marvi was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Blaine Utt.

Marvin is survived by his brother, Daryl Utt; companion, Wanda Reaves; stepdaughter, Whitney Gilliland (Roy); and three grandchildren, Yates, Quaid and Kruz Gilliland.

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