Marvin Melvin Ermis, Jr. (Marty), 47, passed away November 16, 2011. Born August 29, 1964, in Galveston, Texas, he was preceded in death by his father, Marvin M. Ermis. He is survived by his mother, Mary Ermis; fiancée, Candice Garcia; daughters, Ally Renee Ermis , Whitney Rae Ermis; and son, Gage Reece Ermis; sister, Cherie Farmer; brother-in-law, Donald Farmer, Jr.; nephews, Donald Farmer, III (Tripp), and Chase Hogan Farmer.
Marty was a graduate of Ball High School. He attended the College of the Mainland Police Academy. After graduating, he began his law enforcement career with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office in 1986. Marty excelled in his job, reaching the rank of Patrol Sergeant. After his tenure with the Sheriff’s Office, he took a position with the Galveston County Constable’s Office Precinct 6 in 2009, serving in basically the same capacity as he did with the Sherriff’s Office, only handling more civil cases than criminal. Marty was a Houston Texans fan. He loved watching them play at his favorite lounge, Gloria’s. He was also a founder and a participant of the Texas Best Barbeque Cook-off Team, competing in almost all of the Galveston County cook-offs over the past 15 years. Marty was a member of the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Galveston chapter. Marty will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Till we see you again, Rest in Peace.
Marty will be remembered through his three children Ally, Whitney and Gage that he truly loved and cared for with all of his heart. Daddy we will miss you dearly.
Marty’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Sunday, November 20th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 2:30 pm, Monday, November 21st, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with burial following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson.
Pallbearers will be David Leal, David Galindo, Craig Kates, David Hernandez, Mark MacGaffey, and Victor Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers will be R. J. Vanda, Ronnie Varela, members of the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, and Galveston County Constable’s Office Precinct 6.