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Robert Gene “Bobby” Marsh, 74 of Spencer passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Novant Rowan Medical Center. Bobby was born on March 3, 1940 in Surry County, son of the late General Woodrow and Margaret Irene Ashe Marsh.
Bobby was educated in the Rowan County School System. He was owner and operator of Petroleum Insulators in New Orleans. Bobby was a member of Spencer Masonic Lodge 543, and the Spencer Moose Lodge. He enjoyed collecting old cars, playing cards, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents Bobby is preceded in death by a son, Randy Marsh, and a niece Patrica Young.
Bobby is survived by sons, Eric Marsh and wife Liz of Bangor, ME, and Bradley Martin and wife Chantel of New Orleans; daughter, Tammy Marsh of Spencer. 8 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, 5 Step Children, and 10 Step Grandchildren. Sisters, Rixie Vanderberry and husband Robert of Raleigh, Brenda Broughton and husband Kenneth of Kernersville, Helen Marsh of Advance, and Gail Beasley and husband Roger of Salisbury. Bobby is also survived by 1 niece and 3 nephews, and a special friend Randy Allen.
There will be a Memorial Service on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the family’s church, Trading Ford Baptist Church at 1:00 PM, conducted by Rev. Mike Motley.
The family will receive friends at Trading Ford Baptist Church following the Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford 600 College Street, Oxford NC 27565.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Marsh family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.