Marvin Leo Barger

  |   Visit Guest Book

GREENVILLE - Marvin Leo Barger, 84, of Greenville (Wayne Lakes), passed away the morning of March 26, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

He was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Jay County, Ind., son of the late Charles Abraham and Lucy (Burkey) Barger. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Scarlet (Barger) McSherry; brothers, Kenneth, Leon, Arlie, Jack, Carl, Glen, and Robert Barger.

Marvin was retired from GM in Dayton, Ohio, where he had worked for 31 years.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice (McGahey) Barger, whom married in Portland, Ind., in 1948; children, Lugene Barger of Dayton and Doug Barger of Wayne Lakes; grandchildren, Heather Battles, Alan McSherry, Brett McSherry, Sarah Copas, Elizabeth Copas, Katherine Petersen, Lorraine Barger, Amy Barger, Adam Barger, Lisa Barger; great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Scarlet,Thomas, Caitlyn, Autumn, Selah, Noelle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Fort Jefferson United Methodist Church in Fort Jefferson, Ohio, with Pastor Doug Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Fort Recovery, Ohio.

The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. till the time of services. Arrangement have been entrusted to Oliver-Floyd Funeral in Greenville, Ohio.Condolences may be left for the family at

Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 26, 2013