Marvin Leroy Gerhart

May 16, 1939 - July 24, 2019

Marvin Leroy Gerhart, 80, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2011, formerly of Bellville, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born May 16, 1939 in Bellville, OH to Dayle and Blanche Gerhart, now deceased.

Marvin was a man of great faith and a member of New Testament Baptist Church in Cape Coral. He served in The United States Airforce from 1957 to 1962. Marvin was a humble man with a creative mind, who could make or fix anything. He had the ability to bring a laugh to even the most difficult situations. His strong faith and deep love for family and music were at the heart of all he did. He cared for countless people and animals that couldn’t care for themselves. Throughout his life he enjoyed many hobbies including singing, playing his banjo, and tinkering around. He was a skilled and enthusiastic outdoorsman.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Dianne Gerhart of Cape Coral; four loving children, Jeff Gerhart (Robin) of OH, Greg Gerhart (Tina) of OH, Julie Murphy-Theodore (Tom) of OH, and Cindy Strickler (Keith) of OH; two stepsons, Randy Morgan of OH and Travis Morgan of FL; sister, Kay Stevens of OH; 16 grandchildren; as well as 14 great grandchildren.

Marvin was preceded in death by Sister Pauline, brothers Don & Howard, and stepson Wesley Morgan.

A Memorial Service will be held 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at New Testament Baptist Church, 2805 NE Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, FL 33909 with Pastor Bill Roan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for the family can be made to Dianne Gerhart, c/0 Mullins Memorial, 1056 NE 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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