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Mr. Richard Norman Marsh, age 83, died on Friday, August 23, 2019 peacefully surrounded by his close family. He was the son of the late Edgar Leroy Marsh and Pauline Estelle Rosier Marsh. Richard was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Statesboro High School in 1953.

He fulfilled his military obligation with the National Guard. Richard worked as a Pharmacy Assistant while in high school, a teller/bookkeeper at Sea Island Bank in Statesboro and a cashier at Pineland State Bank in Metter. He later moved to Covington, Georgia and worked for Sears as a Store Manager. This position moved him to Newberry, South Carolina to be the Store Manager. He then went to work at Honeywell as an Outside Sales Representative. Richard was a deacon at Newberry First Baptist and previously served as a Sunday School Teacher.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Edgar Eugene Marsh, Robert William Marsh, and Susan Elizabeth Mock.

Surviving is his wife of 59 years, Sue Moore Marsh; one older sister, Edith Marsh Jenkins of Statesboro, Georgia; two children, Greg Marsh (Melissa) of Fountain Inn and Eileen Marsh Kneece (Mitchell) of Saluda; six grandchildren Kristin Kneece, Kelli Kneece, Darren Marsh, Cody Marsh, Dylan Guion, and Mason Guion.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel officiated by the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Harmon. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Interment will follow at Rosemont Cemetery and will be private to close family only.



#7 Jean Counts 2019-09-18 13:54
Eileen and Family::::: So sorry for your loss. Just know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May your wonderful memories help sustain you family in the coming days.
#6 Cherrie Longshore 2019-09-06 12:23
Keeping the family in my prayers. So sorry for your loss.
#5 Jimmy Dawkins 2019-08-29 19:47
Love and prayers to each of you during this difficult time. Cherish the wonderful memories!
#4 Alice Hamburg Turner 2019-08-27 08:02
Ms. Sue and Family,
You and your family are in my thought and prayer.
May the Lord wrap you all in his loving arms and grant you the strength and comfort during the day ahead.

Alice Hamby Turner
#3 Drew Gahagan 2019-08-26 09:37
Frances and I extend our condolences to you all. Bless you all at this time of loss. - Drew
#2 Mollie Graham 2019-08-25 17:08
Dear Sue and family,So very sorry to hear about Richard.We remember you all years ago when we lived over on Hillcrest Road Next to your house.My thoughts and prayers are with you all .Take care Love and Blessings,MOLLI E
#1 Cecil & Leigh Ringer 2019-08-25 06:25
Ms Sue, Greg, and Eileen: please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mr Marsh was a fine gentleman. We have so many wonderful blessings/memories together during the “Reality Seekers” years! You all have always been special friends to me. May God bless and give you His strength in days to come.