Marvin D. Rife, 90 of New Madison, Ohio passed away on Friday October 25, 2019 at 5:40 AM at his residence. He was born April 12, 1929 in New Madison, Ohio the son of the late Edward & Ruby (Moore) Rife. He worked for Sunbeam bread route 1952-59, New Madison supermarket 1959-68, Farmers State bank in New Madison 1968-78, Arcanum National & Greenville National Bank 1978-96. He retired in '96
He was a lifelong member of Beech Grove Church of the Brethren and was a member of the New Madison Kiwanis.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Donna (Royer) Rife on January 26, 2014 whom he married August 2, 1947; his brother: Glenn Rife; and his sister: Norma Petry.
He is survived by his daughter: Connie (Rife) LaVeris of Vandalia; his grandchildren & spouses: Tim Roberts of Cincinnati, Jason & Audrey LaVeris of Los Angeles, California, Corey & Khayla LaVeris of Lewis Center, Ohio; great grandchildren: Alexandra LaVeris & Olive LaVeris; & numerous nieces & nephews.
A service will be held on Wednesday October 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Gary Cloyd officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beech Grove Church of the Brethren.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com