Richard Lee Marsh

September 26, 1921 ‒ March 21, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Richard L. Marsh, age 87, of Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday evening, March 21, 2009 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on September 26, 1921 in Mount Vernon, a son of the late Albert R. and Loye (Rummel) Marsh.

Richard was a Color Matcher for Shelmar, Continental Can and Ludlow for 43 years. He was an Army Veteran of W.W.II. Richard was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, the Dixie Squares Dance Club, and the COMVO Campers of Mount Vernon.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Jerrie Hollifield-Campbell of Columbus; a son, Dick (Virginia) Marsh of Newark; and six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Bette L. (Winland) Marsh on October 8, 2008; a son, David Hollifield; and a brother, Herald Rummel.

In following with Richard’s wish, he will be cremated. Private services will be held at a later date.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mr. Richard L. Marsh.

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