Malcolm R. O'Haver, a retired employee of the Martin Marietta Corp. and a longtime resident of Middle River, died of a heart attack Friday at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Anniston, Ala.
Services for Mr. O'Haver, who was 70, were being held today at the Gray Brown-Service Chapel in Anniston.
Born in the Allegany County town of Westernport, Mr. O'Haver lived for about 25 years in the Victory Villa community in Middle River, where he was active in community affairs. He had been a deacon at the Middle River Baptist Church.
At the Martin Marietta plant, he was a machinist and an industrial safety specialist and chairman of the safety committee for United Auto Workers Local 738.
He retired in 1982 and moved to Alabama three years later.
His first marriage, to the former Gertrude Brittain, ended in divorce.
Surviving are his wife of five years, Emmie Henson O'Haver; two daughters, Judy O'Haver of Baltimore and Julie O'Haver Rossetta of Atlanta; two sons, William O'Haver of Catawba, S.C., and Richard O'Haver of El Paso, Texas; two sisters, Virginia Holliday and Louise Henry, both of Baltimore; a brother, William O'Haver of Baltimore; and seven grandchildren.