Carl E. Marston

September 20, 1934 ‒ December 30, 2011

Delaware, Ohio

Carl E. Marston, 77, was called home to be with the Lord on December 30, 2011. He was born September 20, 1934 to the late Lester and Myrtle (Heineman) Marston. He was a lifelong resident of Delaware County and was a member of and served as a Trustee at Scioto Valley Christian Union Church. He retired from Manor Care Nursing Home, Westerville. Throughout his life he worked at several places including Valves & Presses, The Flxible Company, Rockwell and McDonnell Douglas. He also managed Burger Chef and owned Dairy Crème. He served in the Ohio National Guard from 195 to 1955, being discharged with the rank of Sargeant. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and was captain of Dad’s Last One Charter Service on Lake Erie. Spending time with family, church and friends was important to him, especially his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; they were the true joy of his life. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty (Castro) Marston; daughter Carol Hudson of Delaware; son Mark (Brenda) Marston of Ostrander; sister-in-law Marian Marston of Delaware; 6 grandchildren Michael (Jhama) Marston of Cambridge; Heather (Jeff) Reid of Summerset, SD; Amanda (Nathan) Mowry of Delaware; Angela (Jamey) Sturkie of N. Charleston, SC; Kelli (Eric) Kincaid of Delaware; Bonnylyn Hudson (Andrew McManus) of Columbus; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son Edward Marston; brother Donald Marston, and several sisters-in law and brothers-in-law. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, where services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Oller Cemetery. The family will then host a reception in the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home Community Room. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HomeReach Hospice or Scioto Valley Christian Union Church, 5447 Riverside Drive, Delaware, OH 43015. To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit