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“I LOVE YOU DADDY BOBBY LYNN ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Bobby Marsh Ward - Leland, NC

“John and Sharon and familyWe will be praying for all of you for this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.Cheryl and Brian Fraizer ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: cheryl and brian fraizer - OH

“Our family is very saddened to hear about your loss and we pray that you will find comfort at this very difficult time in your lives. Our thoughts...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Frank & Cindy Dawson Family - OH

“To the family.I have only known Bob for a few years but enjoyed talking to him whenever I saw him. He WAS a big racing fan and I used to see him...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Larry Buchanan - Mansfield, OH

“I AM GOING TO MISS MY BUDDY BOB. WE HAD ALOT OF LAUGHS OVER THE YEARS. GOOD LUCK TO THE FAMILY I KNOW HE WILL BE MISSED ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: JAMES SIMS - MANSFIELD, OH

“Billi, Rob & family,My heart goes out to you all. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Carrie Ward - Mansfield, OH

“Bob and I have been best of friends for many years. I was very saddened by his sudden death. To his family and friends, God bless you and be with...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Bruce Kelly - Mansfield, OH

“You were my best friend growing up in Mansfield. Our lives grew apart but we never forgot the friendship that we had. I will miss you Roger. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry Shambre - Orangevale, CA

“THE NATION MOURNS TODAY AS A VETERAN, PASSES ON TO HIS FINIAL REVUE. KEN HOLSTINE,COMMANDER DAV CHAPTER#21. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: MANSFIELD CHAPTER#21 DAV - OH

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Dean Johnson - Gray, TN

“im so sorry that your husband passed away. we talk breifly at the hospital about my son and his problems. every thing turn out o.k. for him ....Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: linda perry - mansfield, OH

“R I P May God bless the restAnd they know it ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: dale warren - butler, OH

“Im goin 2 miss your smiling face & our nascar conversations! Im so glad that i got 2 spend time with you at the race a few weeks ago. My thoughts &...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Nikki johnson - Shelby

“Sharon and your family,I am always very sad to see someone I knew and went to school with passed on.I live in Dothan, Al now but read NJ every day.....Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Candice Colegrove Frangella - AL


Robert W. Marsh, Jr., 59, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at MedCentral Mansfield. Born August 6, 1949, in Mansfield, he was the son of Robert W. and Nancy (Lambert) Marsh. He retired after 20 years of service with the United States Army serving two tours of duty in Vietnam as a tank commander. During his military career, he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, four Overseas Service Bars, the Bronze Stat Medal, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), Army Achievement Medal, Drivers Badge, Army Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) and two Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons. Following his retirement from the Army, which he loved, he worked for the City of Mansfield in the Water Repair Department for 8 years and was known as "Sergeant Marsh" by his fellow co-workers. He was a NASCAR fan having gone to Mansfield Raceway to watch the races, and loved being outdoors doing yard work and golfing, but mostly loved being around his grandchildren, who were the "Apple of his Eye".Surviving are his wife, Sandra Converse Marsh; one son, Robert W. Marsh, III of North Carolina; three daughters, Bobbie Lynn Marsh of North Carolina, Kimberly (Anthony) Spencer and Kelly (Todd) Blankenship all of Mansfield; seven grandchildren, including Shane and Shelby Gibson of Mansfield and Mickey and Myla Blankenship of Mansfield; two sisters, Sharon (John) Deel and Billie (Bob) Hiles all of Mansfield; brother-in-law, Michael Harper; two aunts, Ada Lambert and Janie Wallace both of Bucyrus; four nephews; special friend, Greg Holmes; many other friends and special friends at Mr. P's. He was preceded in death by his parents.Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009, at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield, OH 44902. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2009, at the funeral home conducted by his good friend, Richard Hoffman. Burial will follow in Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio. Friends may also call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the DAV.

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