Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park

3653 W Market St, Akron, OH


Marvin Gardner

March 23, 1938January 20, 2020

Marv Gardner, age 81, was born on March 23, 1938 in Akron, OH to Leo and Leah Gardner, and passed away on January 20, 2020.

Graduated from Hower High School in 1957 and attended Kent State University. Marv was a successful entrepreneur with ownership interests including Precision Siding, Design Carpet Warehouse, and Gardner Homes. He enjoy spending time outdoors through hiking and bicycling, and dining with friends.

Survived by brother Gerald “Jerry” Gardner; his sons William “Billy” Gardner and Glen Gardner; nephew Jeff Gardner, and niece Denise Johnson. He was preceded in death by his former wife Peggy Gardner. A Remembrance Dinner is tentatively scheduled for 1:30 PM on March 23. 2020 at Beau’s Grille in the Akron/Fairlawn Hilton 3180 W Market St Fairlawn, OH 44333.

In lieu of flowers donations in Marv memory to Summit County Humane Society 7996 Darrow Rd Twinsburg, OH 44087


  • Summit County Humane Society


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Gary/Patricia JPapes

January 27, 2020

As neighbors of Marv & Peggy in Prestwick for over 10 years we always enjoyed their friendliness. Marv was his own man and willing to share his opinions, advice and humor! Always got quality work done from his business - Design Carpet. We wish the family and friends well.