Marvin Jay Marsh, 67, of American Fork, Utah passed away at his home in American Fork on Sunday, November 22, 2015. Marvin was born in American Fork, Utah on November 18, 1948 to Clysta Jeune McDaniel and Albert Myers Marsh. He was the youngest of four and was raised in Alpine, Utah. Marvin graduated from American Fork High School and studied at Utah Technical College
He married his high school sweetheart, Sharon Wilcox on July 11, 1968. Marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on May 14, 1971. They called American Fork home for 47 years.
Marvin worked for Chipman’s and Hi-Land Dairy before hiring on at Utah Power & Light where he worked the remainder of his working years. He retired from Utah Power & Light (Rocky Mountain Power) in February 2013 after over 37 years of service.
Marvin enjoyed history, camping, collecting antiques, and visiting with his family and friends.
Marvin is survived by his wife Sharon, and his two children Cory (Jill) Marsh and Melanie Marsh. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Jordan (Ashton) Hardy, Reigan (Devin) Deleeuw, Madyson Marsh, Hesston Marsh, Tyeson Marsh, and Kutter Marsh, and one great-grandson, Beckham Hardy. Marvin is also survived by his nephew-like a brother, Wynn (Dianne) Olsen, sister-in-laws Margene Marsh and Kathryn Marsh, and brother in-laws Robert (Pat) Little and John (Kathi) Wilcox.
Marvin was preceded in death by his mother and father, sister, Faye Olsen (Einar Olsen), and brothers Clinton Marsh, and Lorin Marsh. The family wishes to thank American Fork Fire/Rescue, American Fork Police Department, the American Fork ER Staff, and the American Fork 32nd Ward.
The funeral will be held on Monday, November 30, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the American Fork LDS 32nd Ward Church, 270 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah. A viewing will also be held at the church at 9:45 -10:45 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2015, prior to the funeral services. Interment will immediately follow services in the American Fork City Cemetery.
A viewing will be held Sunday evening, November 29, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson and Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North in American Fork, Utah.
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