FISH, Marvin Joel
Marvin J. Fish, retired Vice President of Marketing, and a leading expert in scrap metal recycling, passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on January 12, 2021 in Atlanta. The beloved husband, father and grandfather was 77. Born in 1943 to parents Adeline and Harry Fish, Marvin was raised in Pensacola, Florida. He received a bachelor's in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida. Whilst attending UF, he was the President of Phi Epsilon Pi Fraternity, where he met the love of his life who became his wife of 55 years, Marsha (Kramer) Fish. Respected as one of the country's top experts in scrap metal recycling, Marvin built a vibrant career spanning 55+ years with some of the most progressive companies in Pensacola, New Orleans, Birmingham, and Atlanta. In addition to his professional work, he also dedicated himself to a life of service within his community. He is a Veteran of the US Armed Forces and served our country in the US Army. He also generously dedicated his time and leadership expertise serving as President of B'nai Israel Synagogue and President of the Easter Seals Society of NW Florida in Pensacola. In Atlanta, he has been an active member of Congregation Beth Shalom and is a longtime participant in the North Atlanta Men's Club and in a weekly poker game. Following his retirement in 2020, he actively participated in various classes; Marvin challenged himself throughout his life; he was a lifelong learner. He is survived by Marsha; their children Howard Fish (Amanda), Lori Fish Bard (Larry Bard) and five grandchildren, Gregory, Addie, Marissa, Eva, and Simon. He was known as "Pop" and proudly displayed a framed sign that read "My favorite people call me POP". He also leaves behind his brother, Buddy, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and family members. Donations in Marvin Fish's name can be made to Congregation Beth Shalom (www.bethshalom.net). DUE TO COVID-19, THE FUNERAL WILL BE RESTRICTED TO FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY. Please find Zoom link and online guestbook at www.dresslerjewishfunerals.com for the service at 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770.451.4999.