January 4th, 1931 - April 9th, 2019
Marvin P. Gardner Sr., age 88 of Fairfield, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Marvin was born in Hamilton, Ohio on January 4, 1931 to Jacob and Pearl (nee Cain) Gardner. Marvin retired from the Rossville Post Office after 30 years of service. He then retired from Acosta Food Broker at 83 years old. Marvin was an avid fisherman and enjoyed trips to the Smokey Mountains. He was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Marvin was an Army Veteran serving from 1951-1953 as a Corporal E4.
Marvin is survived by his children, Angela Gardner and Marvin (Cynthia) Gardner Jr.; his grandchildren, Ashley (Joe), Erica, Marvin III "Tre"; and two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Christopher; his brother-in-law, Ed South; a special cousin, Dick Gardner; and many other loving family members and friends. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Betty (Buck) Armentrout, Delores South and Margie Gardner; and his niece, Karen Price.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 12191 Mill Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio, on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Kyle Schnippel celebrant. Entombment will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice of Hamilton. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Michael Armentrout for his special care and fellowship.
Karen Weis Taylor
|My deepest sympathy to Angie, Marvin and your families. I pray you find comfort in the many wonderful memories of your Dad.|
|I am so sorry to hear of Marvins passing. I just ran into him a few weeks ago at Kroger and we talked for a long while. He was a special person and will be missed.|
|So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I worked with Marvin at Acosta, he was a super person, always ready to help and make you smile . What a great man God speed Marvin!|