Marvin D. Beck, 78, of Huntsville, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born in Bellefontaine on Jan. 23, 1936, a son of the late Frank and Mattie Pickering Beck. Marvin also was preceded in death by an infant son, Andrew; and sister, Rosalie Ferguson.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Brake Beck; daughters, Kelly J. (Doug) Cronkleton and Krissy J. (Norm) Marshall; stepson, Donn McBride; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Brunotte; grandchildren, Skyler (fiancé Kyle Whitaker), Sierra and Savana Cronkleton and Zane, Zoey and Zayla Marshall; great-grandchild, Alexis Grace Whitaker; former wife, Nita Woodruff; and several nieces and nephews.
Marvin was a member of the Lewistown-Trinity United Methodist Church, American Legion, AMVETS and Mary Rutan Hospital Guild.
He enjoyed golfing, fishing and driving Enduro Go-Karts. He also enjoyed harness racing, was a member of the Trotting Association and past president of the Standardbred Association.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until a funeral at noon Friday at Jennings Farley Funeral Home, 5591 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 713 S. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311; and Relay for Life.
Express condolences at www.jenningsfarley.com.