William F. ‘Bill’ Marsh

MARSH, William F. “Bill” 85, of Weirton, and most recently of Georgetown, TX, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Round Rock, TX.

Born Feb. 25, 1928, in Steubenville, OH, he was a son of the late Milton Ross and Ann Schafer Marsh.

Mr. Marsh joined his family’s business in 1948, Marsh Hardware, a mainstay in the Weirton Community since 1921. He worked there for 60 years before his retirement. The business is now in its third generation of family ownership with his son, Fred at the helm.

Bill was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, BPOE 1801, National Retail Hardware Association, and a former board of director of the Rexcel Corporation.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Puskaric Marsh on Nov. 14, 2004, his brother, Dr. James Marsh and his sister, Doris Ann Terry.

Bill is survived by his four sons, Fred (Sue) Marsh of Weirton, William D. (Maria) Marsh of Austin, TX, Eric M. Marsh of Georgetown, TX, and John Marsh of Flower Mound, TX; his sister, Mary Angela McGhee of Aurora, IL; six grandchildren, Deanna K. Marsh, Chad R. Marsh, William J. Marsh, Catherine Maria Marsh, Katherine Rose Marsh, and Andrew Marsh; two great-grandchildren, Colton and Ella.

Visitation will be held Friday 2-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Larry Dorsch officiating. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton.

A Rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. BPOE 1801 Memorial Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

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