Marwan S. Rihani, “Mark”, was born on November 26, 1939 and died on May 18, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 79.
Marwan is survived by his beloved wife of thirty-six years, Barbara Nadine Rihani, and his step daughters, Lisa Carol Smith, and Kimberly Anne Gilbert, son-in-law, Brian Davie, and his grandson, Trey Smith.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Asaad Rihani of Jordan, his father, Tamim Rihani of Jordan, his mother, Nayfeh Saffouri of Jordan, and his brothers Gassan Rihani of Jordan and Zahi Rihani of Manassas, Virginia. He is survived by his sister Nagwa Rihani of Jordan.
Marwan was born in Jordan on November 26, 1939. He graduated from Belmont University in May, 1961, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Marwan held a Masters degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and a Masters in English from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Marwan worked as a Disability Analyst for the state of Tennessee throughout his career.
A funeral is scheduled for May 21, 2019 with visitation at 9 AM followed by a funeral service at 10AM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, Tennessee, 37221. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Marwan’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes any donations to be made in Marwan’s name to Park Center, a day rehabilitation center for those living with mental illness.