Marcus Spanihel, age 20 of Gatesville, died Friday, May 30, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 10AM, Tuesday June 3rd, 2008 at the Gatesville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Walter Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at the Smith King Cemetery near Mound, Texas. The family will receive visitors from 6-8:00 PM Monday, June 2nd, 2008 at the funeral home.
Marcus was born on October 5, 1987 in Dallas, Texas to Tony and Carla Phipps Spanihel. He grew up in Austin and attended school there until the 4th grade. He then attended Gatesville schools and graduated from Gatesville High School in 2007. Marcus was preceded in death by a sister, Tiffany Spanihel; grandparents, John and JoNeva Phipps and Alphonse Spanihel.
Marcus is survived by his parents, Carla and Tony Spanihel of The Grove; a sister, Stephanie Spanihel of The Grove; uncles; John Phipps and wife Karla of Houston and Greg Spanihel of Dallas; aunts, Elizabeth Hudnall and husband Charlie of Moffatt, Diana Blumrick and husband Paul of Louise, TX and Mary Ann Erdelt and husband Charles of Wharton, TX; grandmother, Mildred Spanihel of Louise, TX and numerous cousins and friends.