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Joseph D. (JD) Marble

COSHOCTON: Joseph D. Marble, 92, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Grant Hospital, Columbus.

He was born April 14, 1922 to Leslie and Minnie (Staley) Marble in Craig, CO. He served in WWII under MacArthur in the US Navy. Several years ago, he was honored by taking the Veterans' Honors Flight to Washington, DC.

He proudly graduated from the University of Michigan as a metallurgist engineer. He worked for GE in the Jet Propulsion Division in both Schenectady, NY and the Evendale Plant in Cincinnati until his retirement. He was instrumental in the early Space & Aeronautical field, and pioneered ultrasonic testing. GE honored his work in research.

He married Betty Jean Harless on June 14, 1948 who predeceased him in 1996.

He married Betty Mosier on July 24, 2002 in Steamboat Springs, CO., who survives. They spent many years snow-birding in N. Ft. Myers, FL.

He is also survived by twin daughters: Susan (Richard) Graham of Denver, CO, Paula (Geoff) Potter of Histon, England, and Mary Ellen (Tom) Pope of Morrow, OH; six grandsons: Brandon Graham, Sean Graham, Jacob Potter, Douglas Potter, Christopher Pope, Jeffrey Pope; and two great grandchildren: Kaden Graham and Kora Graham. Also step-children: Joe Mosier, Jon Mosier, Merilee Ackerman and Sam Mosier; eight step grandchildren; 17 step great-grandchildren; one step-great-great grandson; and many friends in Coshocton and Cincinnati.

He is a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Coshocton. He enjoyed traveling, fly fishing and visiting his beloved Colorado.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 16, at 2:00 at Grace United Methodist Church in Coshocton with Rev. Craig Redecker officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Missions Board of Grace United Methodist Church, of which he was a member.

At 92, Joe was well lived and loved.
Published in the Coshocton Tribune on July 15, 2014
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