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Richard Marsh

November 26, 1948 — November 24, 2021

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Richard (Kelly) Marsh, 72, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 with his loving wife Brenda by his side. He was born November 26, 1948 to Richard and Janet Marsh in Payson, Utah.

Kelly grew up in Mapleton on a cherry farm in Utah and was the oldest of five children. After high school, he joined the Army and served 4 years. During his time in the military, he married Sue and together had 4 children; Heather (Derek) Hudson, Magan (Dan) Ekstrom, Kade Marsh and Tyler (April) Marsh and later divorced. He later met and married the love of his life, Brenda along with her 2 children; Carmin Hansen, and Josh (Mandy) Dennis, and were blessed with their youngest son Krischun (Kall) Marsh.

Kelly loved the outdoors. As a boy he would work and play in the orchards and always looked forward to swimming in their favorite swimming hole. He learned to fish, camp and hunt as a boy that continued into his later life. He enjoyed spending time with his boys fishing in their favorite lakes at the Boulder Mountains. He loved the challenge of catching fish in the many creeks and streams all over Utah.

He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved to make people laugh and was the strongest, hardest working and dedicated man in everything he did. He always tackled every obstacle with a clear head and good attitude. He always had the best outlook with everything in life. He had the best stories and was always everyone's favorite to be around.

He is survived by his wife Brenda, all of his loving children (listed above), his grandchildren, great grandchildren, his sisters; Jolene Bauer, Chris (Tim) Parker and Franky (Bruce) Stika. He is preceded in death by his parents: Richard Marsh, Kelly and Janet Robertson, his brother Clifton Marsh, brother-in-law Steve Bauer, and his granddaughter Kailie Dennis.

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