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Marvin M. “Moe” Metts Sr., 80, of Railroad Street, passed on Saturday, February 16, 2019, surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer.
He was born on October 18, 1938, in Lonaconing, he was the son of the late George D. and Anna Mae (Poland) Metts.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife of 59 years, Leona Maxine Metts, and his oldest son, Michael J. Metts.
Mr. Metts served in the U.S. Army, Tank Division, and was stationed in Germany as well as the Marine reserves for a period. He retired after 40 years with the Westvaco Corporation. Moe was an avid hunter and fisherman, having traveled to many areas and was a member of Midland and Piney Mountain Sportsman clubs.
Surviving are his sons, Mark R. Metts and wife Judy, Marvin M. Metts Jr. and fiancé Joyce Hansford, Mitchell A. Metts and wife Linda, Matthew C. Metts and wife Sherry; daughter, Molly A. Arnold; brother, Clifford “Tip” Metts and wife Shirley; daughter in law, Andrea Metts; grandchildren, Cliff Mertz and wife Barb, Jessica Gank and husband Donald, Catie Beeman and husband Korey, Connor Arnold, Casey Arnold, Gracie Metts, Audrey Metts, Jared Metts and Jeffrey Metts; and several great grandchildren.
In accordance with his wishes, Moe will be cremated and a private celebration of life will be held at a late date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Garrett County Hospice, P.O. Box 271, Oakland, MD 21550.