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Mark Allen Rizer, 58, of Keyser, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at his residence.
Born April 27, 1959, in Cumberland, he was the son of Betty (Henry) Rizer and the late George G. "Bud" Rizer. He was also preceded in death by a son, Tristan G. Rizer on July 14, 2015; and a brother, Stephen C. Rizer.
Mark graduated from Keyser High School, class of 1977 and was an U.S. Army Desert Storm veteran. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Battery C 1st Battalion 201st FA National Guard Keyser for 14 years, and a former member of the Boyce Houser Post 41, American Legion.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Betty (Henry) Rizer of Keyser, are his wife, Brenda Faye (O'Haver) Rizer; and a daughter, Tiffany L. Croft of Orange Park, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Elisabethe C. Rizer and Gabriell Croft. He is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Mary Kay Rizer Cooper, Virginia Haggerty and Joby Hanlin and husband, Jerry; two brothers-in-law, Charles O'Haver and wife, Joyce, and Lee O'Haver; his niece, Stephanie J. Oates; and his nephew, Daniel Craig Rizer; his great-nephew, Caden Joseph Stephen Oates; and great-niece, Averi Daniele Oates.
The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church, Keyser, on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m.
A memorial service at the church following the visitation with the Reverend Shirley Reed Officiating.
Private inurnment will be in Potomac Memorial Garden.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Markwood Funeral Home, P.O. Box 912, Keyser, WV 26726, to help defray funeral expenses.
Condolences maybe left for the family after Mark Rizer's obituary at www.Markwoodfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 2, 2017
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