Marvin Lee Brophy

May 27, 1941 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 79)


Marvin Lee Brophy, 79, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at his home in Killeen. Graveside services will be at 11:00 am Monday, August 3, 2020 at The Central Texas State Veteran Cemetery in Killeen.

Marvin was born on May 27, 1941 to Thomas and Sybil Brophy in Akron, Ohio. He graduated High School in Akron and then joined the Army where the discipline he learned carried throughout his life. This shows in all of Marvin’s activities. He was an American Legion Commander, VFW Chaplin, Purple Hear in Killeen and Purple Heart Dallas Commander and he welcomed troops home to Killeen. Marvin also liked to play golf and send packages to the troops in Iraq. He loved to travel too, places like Canada, Germany, Florida, Ohio and S. Carolina. On February 19, 2019 he married the love of his life, Brigitte Rotta, which he affectionately called “The General”. They loved to go dancing 3 times a week.

Marvin Lee Brophy is proceeded in death by his parents Thomas Brophy and Sybil Ingersoll Brophy and 2 Siblings.

He is survived by his wife, Brigitte Brophy; daughter, Edith Sowdes; son, Bernard Flynn; daughters, Anna Eanes (Van), Michell Rodriguez (Manfredo) and Cynthia Beardslee (Juan Rosas); grandchildren, Stacy Wilson, Chris Wilson, Elizabeth and Darin Salizar, Cory and Matt Santos, Joshua and Chasity Rogers, Brigitte Deitrich, Jeramy and JoAnna Gregory, Lisa Childers and Amanda Butler; 7 great grandchildren.

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Graveside Service
August 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Central Texas Veterans Cemetery

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