Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 8, 2011 11:59 am EST


NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — Marvin Warner, 97, of North Fort Myers, Fla., died peacefully at Hope Hospice House, Cape Coral, Fla., on Nov. 2, 2011.

Marvin was born in a log cabin in southeastern Ohio. He lived much of his life near Fredericktown, moving to Florida in 1975.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Bing Westcott; and his four children, Janet (John) Beacom of Visalia, Calif., Kay (Darrel) Phillips of North Barrington, Ill., Linda Phillips of Erie, Colo.; son, Dana (Peg Levine) Warner of Columbus; two stepsons, Bruce (Joyce) Westcott of North Fort Myers, Fla., and Thomas of Lake Barrington Shores, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ellen Wright; his parents, Alva C. and Leona Burcher Warner; and his seven siblings.

Marvin was a dairy farmer and later a grain farmer before retiring to Florida. He was fond of traveling all over the United States, especially to see his family and friends wherever they lived.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 28, 2012, in Florida. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Healthpark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Arrangements were made by Fuller-Metz Cremation & Funeral Service.

Submitted by Kay Warner Phillips.

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