Edward Earl McGarvey Jr.

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September 22, 1965 - January 1, 2018


Edward Earl McGarvey, Jr., 52, of Painesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on January 1, 2018.  He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 22, 1965 the son of the late Edward Earl and Maryann (nee Jeavons) McGarvey, Sr.  He was a graduate of Mentor High School and resided in Painesville the last 28 years.  He was a hard working man in the construction industry working as a foreman for Tri County Insulation for seven years and took much pride in all of his hard work.  He was an honest man and enjoyed every moment of his life to the fullest. Some of his many hobbies included collecting beer cans, whistling, singing, carpentry and home improvements.  He held multiple records in weight lifting and strongman competitions for which he received many awards and trophies. He was a compassionate husband to his wife Maryann of 27 wonderful years.  He was a devoted father to his daughter, Lynnsey 26, and his son LCPL Derick USMC, 21.  He is also survived by sister, Kimberly and brother, Wayne.  He was a very loving uncle and brother and will be missed dearly.

A memorial service will be held at Victory Baptist Church, 8911 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 3:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his family.