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Marvin Dale Platter

May 21, 1953 ~ February 28, 2020 (age 66)


Marvin Dale Platter, 66, of Grantsville, MD, died Friday, February 28, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.

Born May 21, 1953, in Meyersdale, PA, he was the son of the late Claude Eldred and Margaret Hazel (Snyder) Platter.

Mr. Platter served in the U.S. Army for 30 years in the Infantry. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann (Barrett) Platter, Boswell, PA; one son, Wayne D. (Krystal) Jacques, Grantsville, MD; three daughters, Tammy W. (Dennie) Butts, Frostburg, MD; Diana L. (Larry) Carr, McHenry, MD; Mary A. (Roger L.) Griffin, Levels, WV; one brother, Wayne E. Platter, Grantsville; one sister, Carolyn Jones, Frostburg; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

At his request he will be cremated and a private family service will be planned at a later date.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, is in charge of the cremation arrangements.

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