Marvin D. Smyth, 81, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019.
A funeral service celebrating Marvin’s life will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Cathy Allen officiating. Entombment will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 pm Wednesday at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Survivor’s include his wife of 59 years, Sharon; son, Eric (Shelley) Smyth of Cedar Rapids; daughter, Sandy (Mike) Barnard of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Alyssa (Wade) Miller, Alexander Smyth, Arianna (Steven) Turley, Austin Smyth, Brittany Barnard and Hunter Barnard; great grandchildren, Nolan and Roman Miller; sister, Aileen See of Solon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and mother in law, Vivian Park.
Marvin Delbert Smyth was born January 21, 1938 in Solon, Iowa, the son of Delbert and Agnes (Zahradnik) Smyth. On April 3, 1960, he married Sharon Kay Park in Ely, IA. Marvin worked in maintenance at Rockwell-Collins for many years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Echo Hill Presbyterian Church, Two Cylinder Club, Cedar Valley Woodcarvers, N.E. IA Woodcarvers, International Woodcarvers Association and Mid-America Woodcarvers.
Memorials may be given in his name to the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, 315 18th Ave, Hiawatha, IA, 52233.