Marvin “Sarge” Summers

12/29/1952 –


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  • Visitation
Date: 02/14/2022
Time: 6:00 pm
 – 8:00 pm
Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424

6025 82nd Street Lubbock, TX, US, 79424

  • Funeral Service
Date: 02/15/2022
Time: 1:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm
Trinity Church

7002 Canton Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

7002 Canton Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413


The family of Marvin “Sarge” Summers will celebrate his life of 69 years at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at the Trinity Church. His family will host a time of fellowship and remembrance from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, February 14, 2022, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. He passed on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. We invite you to visit to view the live-streamed service, sign his virtual guestbook, and download his memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing. We also ask that you consider viewing his Life Tribute, a video of photographs set to his favorite music.

On December 29, 1952, Marvin Leon was born to Edgar and Cleo Summers in Wewoka, OK. He met Sandy in Hobbs, New Mexico, and married her on October 18, 1971. They were blessed with 49 years of marriage and had 3 children, 8 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.  He was a blessed man who was lucky enough to find love again, after Sandy’s passing, he married Debbie Summers.

Sarge was bigger than life and never met a stranger!  He spent his life in ministry to family, friends, and to his country.  A retired Army NCO, he spent 21 years serving in the United States Army.  After retirement, he spent 30+ years building relationships in the oil and gas business and founded Oilfield Connections International (OCI), an organization that has quickly grown into the single largest networking organization in the oil and gas business!  His passion was for people and through his 40+ years of ministry in the youth boy’s organization Royal Rangers, he touched the lives of thousands of boys and men in a positive way by living the ‘Golden Rule’, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you!”

In his later years, he developed a passion for politics and was running for Texas Railroad Commission.  Most important to him was his love for God and family!  He was a loving husband to his late wife Sandy Summers and his new bride Debbie Summers.  One thing he always wanted you to remember is to “Be Somebody”.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Summers; children,  Misty (Tim) Eidson, Jason (Sarah) Summers, Jeremy (Lisette) Summers; grandchildren, Chelsey Nicole (Maurice) Lawles, Jimmy (Kristina) Sells, Jeremy (Alana) Summers, Jordin Summers, Nick Thompson, Jadyn (Cody) Walker, Taylor (Garrett) Miertschin, Madison Summers, Jason Summers; great-grandchildren, Kaiden Sells, Jaylin Sells, Matthew Summers, Sutton Summers, Rylee Jordin, Brynlee Miertschin; and his beloved pet, Houston;  siblings, Michael Summers, Sonny Summers, Larry Summers, Gary Summers, Danny Summers; Margaret Hoffman, Barbara Bunke, Jolene Summers, Sandra Summers, Marilyn Roesmisch, and  Kelley Summers.

He was preceded in death by father, Edgar Summers; mother, Cleo Summers; sister, Sharon Summers; wife, Sandy Summers.


The family of Marvin Summers has designated the South Texas Royal Rangers for memorial contributions donated in his memory.

Celebration of Life


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