TROY — Mark A. Harger, 60, of Troy, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at his residence. He was born March 17, 1960, in Troy, Ohio, to Jason DeWitt and June Constance (Carnes) Harger.

He attended Troy public schools and graduated from Troy High School in 1978. He also attended Edison State Community College. He was employed by Meijer at the time of his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lori and Robyn; and one brother, Doug.

Mark is survived by six brothers and seven sisters – Candace, Rhonda, Angela, Thomas, Jonathan, Darla, Phillip (Marites) and Leah Harger and Lydia (Julio) Harger Herrera all of Troy, Ohio; Tamala Black of Trotwood, Ohio; Matthew Harger of Lebanon, Ohio; Andrew Harger of Atlanta, Georgia; and Paul Timothy (Clarissa) Harger of Grand Prairie, Texas. He is also survived by three nephews and one niece, Samuel Herrera of Troy, Ohio; and Kristopher Lavalais, Sofia Harger, and Abraham Harger of Grand Prairie, Texas; one aunt, Mary Joan Harger; one uncle, Dale Harger, and a host of cousins.

Mark had a kind, loving, and giving heart and knew how to make people laugh. He always shared encouraging words that glorified God. He was the central source that kept his family and friends informed and in touch with each other. He will be sorely missed.

Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Riverside Cemetery, Troy with Pastor Charles Carnes officiating. A celebration of Mark’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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