Paul E. “DOC” Marley, Jr., age 85, of Scipio St., Jamestown, passed away Saturday morning, August 12, 2017 in his residence surrounded by his family. 

He was born in Crafton, PA on April 15, 1932 to Dr. Paul E. Marley, Sr., and Ann (Croxall) Marley.  He was a graduate of Pymatuning Joint High School, where he excelled on the basketball court, had attended Thiel College and received an Associate Degree in Chemistry from Youngstown State University.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. 

DOC was employed as a Chemist for forty-two years at Jamestown Paint and Varnish Co.  A pillar in his community, he was a member and past King Lion of Jamestown Lions Club, a member and past Quarter Master of Jamestown VFW #5424, a member of Jamestown AMVETS, and was a Life Member of Jamestown V.F.D. Station #89.  DOC grew up on Pymatuning Lake and always loved the water.  He also enjoyed air planes, anything science, traveling with his wife, especially trips to Alaska, and was an avid golfer and Cleveland Indians and Browns fan. 

He is survived by his wife; Barbara (Ray) Marley, whom he married on June 17, 2002, three daughters; Tanya Jackson and her husband Ron of Greenville, Maggie Little and her companion Todd Haxton of Port Charlotte, FL and Lori Little of Punta Gorda, FL, two sons; Tom Little and his wife Debi of Marrietta, GA, and Mike Little and his companion Karrie Slapak of Tracy, CA, a sister; Ann Esta Doty of Mendota Heights, MN, a brother; Dr. William J. Marley and his wife Judy of Homer, AK, eight grandchildren, including one local, Brandy Banic of Sharpsville, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Donna Marley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jamestown VFW Post #5424, P.O. Box 464, Jamestown, PA 16134 or Jamestown V.F.D., P.O. Box 13, Jamestown, PA 16134.



  1. melissa holler and family melissa holler and family
    August 13, 2017    

    R.I.P. Doc….Doc was great friend of ours,he will be missed by all of us at Jamestown VFW Post 5424 and the community ..Prayers and our Condolence to Barb and family

  2. Tim and Barbie Ray Tim and Barbie Ray
    August 13, 2017    

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family. He will be missed.

  3. Ken and Joy Tate Ken and Joy Tate
    August 13, 2017    

    So sorry for your loss prayers to you and your family. Doc will be missed he was a wonderful individual .

  4. RoseMarie Lang RoseMarie Lang
    August 15, 2017    

    I was so saddened to hear the news of his passing! He was one of my very favorite patients! A really great guy! I’m so going to miss him! Prayers for comfort to Barb and Tanya and family.

  5. Karen Kaiser Karen Kaiser
    August 16, 2017    

    Dear Friend Tayna, I am so sorry for the lose of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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