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Marvin L Strader
March 8, 1950 ~ September 16, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Marvin Louvelle Strader was born in Charleston, West Virginia on March 8, 1950. He was the oldest son of three children born to David Allan Strader Sr. and Sarah Frances Strader.
Marvin attended and graduated from Dupont High School in Belle, West Viriginia. Marvin was very athletic and during high school he was an outstanding football player and was the state champion for the wrestling team. Following graduation Marvin attended college at Fairmont State University on a wrestling scholarship. After attending the university Marvin was employed at the Fairmont, West Viriginia coal mines.
In 1977, Marvin met Audrey Kathleen Link. The two instantly became friends. They moved to Denver, Colorado where he was employed at the Westinghouse Corporation. Shortly later they moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he continued his employment at Westinghouse. He later was employed at the Port Authority Transit Company and after many years he retired.
On December 1, 1984, Marvin and Audrey united in marriage. To this union together they raised two sons, Robert Link and Victor Allen Link-Strader. Marvin loved and adored his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. There was nothing he wouldn’t do for them.
Marvin was an avid sports fan. He coached little league football and was also the baseball coach at Westinghouse Corporation. He was a Steelers Fan and would never miss watching a game. He loved traveling with his family and most importantly visiting his family. He was truly a family man.
On September 16, 2023, Marvin peacefully departed this life with his wife by his side.
He leaves cherished memories to his wife, Audrey Strader; children, Robert Link and Victor Allen Link-Strader; siblings, David Allen Strader Jr. (Melissa) and Valerie F. Strader; grandchildren, Heather, McKinzie, Kendra, Robbie, and Savannah; great-grandchildren, Khonor and Khobri; three brothers in law, Phillip Link (Nancy), Michael Link (Beatrice) and Ronald Link; sister-in-law, Mary Cartwright; and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.