Marvin Ray Harbert, PE, 73, of Anderson, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Saint John’s Medical Center in Anderson.
He was the son of the late Byron Ray Harbert and the late Hettie Louis (VanNess) Harbert. He was born Jan. 8, 1939, in Indianapolis. He graduated from Clark High School, Whiteland, in 1957 and from Purdue University in 1962 as a computer scientist trained as a mechanical engineer.
He married Sarah Lee (Raup) on May 19, 1963. She survives in Anderson. Marvin was an engineer at the Naval Air Warfare Center in Indianapolis for 30 years. He retired in 1993.
He attended the Whetstone Christian Church and Church of God, both of Anderson. He enjoyed working with machines, tools, and wood.
He is also survived by one daughter, Elizabeth (Jeff) Obermeyer of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sons, Joe (Janet) Harbert of Newburgh, Chuck (Peggy) Harbert of Fishers, and Marvin Harbert of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Faye (Terry) Harris of Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Maurice (Janice) Harbert of Greenwood; six grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob, Joshua, Madison and Sarah Harbert, and Ashley Pierce; and one great-grandchild, Andrew Harbert.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, with Dr. Thomas Jones officiating. Interment will be in Knox Chapel, Point Isabel.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home.