Obituary: Jesse Marsh

Marsh, JesseIn loving memory of Jesse Marsh, 77, of Mesquite, NV.  He began his heavenly journey peacefully from his home surrounded by family and friends, Friday December 19, 2014.

He was born May 13, 1937 to Willie and Mary Alice Marsh, and was raised a farm boy in West Mississippi.  At the young age of 18 he joined the Air Force, which he chose to pursue as his life’s career. He proudly served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He retired from the Air Force in 1975.

After his military retirement he moved to Las Vegas to pursue a career in the gaming industry. In 1992 he worked in security at the Peppermill/Oasis Casino in Mesquite, NV.  This is where he met the love of his life, Marilyn. They were married on Aug. 15, 1995 in the CasaBlanca gazebo near the waterfalls.  He worked security at the Players Island/CasaBlanca and at the Eureka.

He was a wonderful husband, father and friend.  He was an active member of the VFW, VVA, American Legion and president of the HOA.  He loved being involved in the community and would lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He is very much loved and will highly be missed by family, friends and the community of Mesquite.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Marilyn Marsh, three daughters, five grandsons, three granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother.

A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church 420 N. Pioneer Blvd on Sat., Jan. 17, 2015 at 12 p.m.  A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall, with special thanks to the Eureka Casino.  The family invites friends and family to share a message or thought in their guest book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com.

Comments

  1. Dave Tracy & Family says:

    Our Condolences to the Marsh Family, Jesse will be missed all

  2. Richard Osborne says:

    Jesse will always be missed, and it was a blessing to have known him. Your smiling face and playful banter will never be forgotten.

    Rest In Peace my friend!
    Until next time,
    Richard

  3. I know we havent talked in years but i love you gpa jesse…. R.I.P…… you will be missed

  4. Mark Wier says:

    Jesse was and forever will be a man of service and honor. Thank God for people like Jesse. Rest in peace. You will be missed.

    Mark Wier

  5. HENRY FLEMING WOOD says:

    To Entire Family of USAF Retired Member Jesse Marsh,

    I just want to say it was a pleasure meeting you Sir Jesse in Mesquite at many of the VVA Chapter 993 meetings that started at the Falcon Ridge Hotel and them moved to it’s current location of the Mesquite Veterans Center.

    I will miss your smile and your way how we both talked about the USAF. And to the widow of this fine man man, May you be blessed and God Bless you (and the family) and God Bless America.

    With Blessings To All;

    HENRY FLEMING WOOD

    Hats off To You Sir Jesse Marsh

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