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Marvin R. (Chick) Antle, Jamestown, KY (1921-2012)

He was the patriarch of a highly regarded Russell County, KY family. His working civilian career was with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wolf Creek Dam. He was a much decorated World War II hero. He received the E.A.M.E. (European-African-Middle Eastern) Campaign Medal with Four Bronze Battle Stars, the American Theatre Medal, the Victory Medal; one Bronze Service Arrowhead. He had served in World War II as a Vertical Control Operator in 630th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion in Africa and Italy and as a Military Policeman in occupied territories. He was of the Nazarene faith

Marvin R. "Chick" Antle, 90, Hwy. 55, Jamestown, KY, died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown, KY.The funeral will be Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 1pmCT, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Steve Janes the officiating clergy. Special music will be rendered by Wilma Coffey. Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Bernard Funeral Home.


Pallbearers: Ottis Skaggs, Nathan Skaggs, Joel Skaggs, Larry Skaggs, Brad Heathman, and Harville Heathman.

Marvin R. "Chick" Antle, Jamestown, KY (1921-2012)

Marvin R. Antle was born June 5, 1921, in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Ora Mae Bunch Antle and the late James Edward Antle. He died Sunday, April 22, 2012, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 90 years, 10 months, and 17 days.

He had worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wolf Creek Dam. He was affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene.

He was a much decorated World War II hero. He received the E.A.M.E. (European-African-Middle Eastern) Campaign Medal with Four Bronze Battle Stars, the American Theatre Medal, the Victory Medal; one Bronze Service Arrowhead.
He had served in World War II as a Vertical Control Operator in 630th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion in Africa and Italy and as a Military Policeman in occupied territories.

He is survived by his wife Martha Jane Antle, Jamestown, KY, and the following:
  • Two sons: Jimmy Dale (Linda) Antle, Dunnville, KY; and Harold Keith (Peggy) Antle, Rineyville, KY

  • Two daughters: Jennifer Sue (Ron) Wise, Campbellsville, KY; and Kimberly Ann Sword, Jamestown, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Michole Lynn (Greg) Brown, Brittany McKamey Antle, Jennifer MacKenzie Wise, Whitney Pagan Antle, Madison Riley Swords

  • Two great grandchildren: Cameron Dale Brown, and Caleb Mason Brown
He was preceded in death by a brother, Marcus E. Antle.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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