Stanley Evans Marsh

Stanley Evans Marsh, age 88, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 4:49 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  He was born June 30, 1933, in Ava, Missouri, the son of Evert Ruben and Nellie Mae (Evans) Marsh.
Stanley was a 1952 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War, training other soldiers in rifle marksmanship.  He was discharged as a sergeant on June 30, 1961.  After his time in the Army, he became an over the road semi-truck driver.  He loved the adventure of the open road and enjoyed sharing the experience with his children on their summer breaks.  His favorite hobbies were scuba diving, and anything related to motorcycles.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles for his entire life, starting in high school. In his retirement years he enjoyed fixing motorcycles for others, especially the older motorcycles that were challenging to fix.  Stan was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Aurora, Missouri, and served as an elder for many years.
On May 29, 1952, he married Betty Jane Schultz, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Stanley is survived by his wife Betty; two daughters, Marsha Marsh and Cheryl Daucher and her husband, Tim; one son, Lee Marsh and his wife, Holly, all of Mt. Vernon; two grandchildren, Syndey Marsh of Mt. Vernon and Christopher Marsh of Columbia, Missouri; one niece, Alesha Williams of Neosho, Missouri and one nephew, Terry Buffington and his wife, Susan, of Mt. Vernon.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Evert, and Nellie; one daughter, Brenda Marsh and one sister, Wanda (Buffington) Hicklin.
A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Disabled American Veterans, in care of the funeral home.
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