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Alachua, FL - John Wilton Marsh, 85, of Alachua, FL, passed January 28, 2014, in Starke, FL. He was born October 18, 1928 to the late Oscar and Emmie Louise Marsh. He served in the Air Force. He retired from the Miami Beach Fire Department and Shands Teaching Hospital. He was a member of the Suwannee Valley RC Flying Club and Alachua Lions Club.

John is survived by daughters, Joanna Marsh, Saint Augustine, FL and Sheron Pierce, Seattle, WA; Brother, Charles A. Marsh, Port St. Lucie, FL; granddaughter, Sherri Ramos, great granddaughter, Audrey Ramos, both of Seattle, WA; a niece, nephews and friends. His death is preceded by his wife, Barbara Jeanne Marsh and his sons, Gregory and Jeffrey John Marsh.

Private Memorial Service will be held, August 5, in Alachua, FL. For more information, contact


Donations may be placed to Parkside Assisted Living, 329 N. Church St., Starke, FL, 32091.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2014
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