Marvin James "Butch"
Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 9/26/2008
FEARBRY MARVIN JAMES,
On Saturday, September 20, 2008, age 75, of the North Side.
Beloved husband of the late Delores Wilson-Fearbry; son of the late Marvin
James, Sr. and Ella Kate Fearbry; also survived by 7 children, 3 brothers
and 1 sister, many grandchildren and great grandchildren and a host of
other relatives and friends.
Visitation with the family Friday 2-4 & 7-9pm in the Metropolitan
Baptist Church, 22 Sampsonia St., NS where a Celebration of Life Service
will be held on Saturday at 11:00AM. Interment Highwood Cemetery.
Mr. Fearbry retired from the J&L Steel Corporation in 1992. He played
baseball with many sandlot teams such as the Stars, Grays and Terrace
Village in the Pittsburgh area.
His most noticeable baseball accomplishment was that he played in the
National Negro League for the Indianapolis Clowns.
While serving in the United States Army in Germany, Cpl. Marvin J. Fearbry,
Jr. played a baseball game against Willie Mays.
Arrangements by the ROBINSON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2025 Perrysville Avenue,
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