Richard J. Marsh Sr., 93

Richard J. Marsh Sr., 93, of Rehoboth Beach and Lewes, Del., passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Lewes. He was born in Lewes on June 4, 1924, son of the late Joseph Marsh and Ethel (Joseph) Marsh.

Marsh was the owner of Marsh’s Getty Station outside of Lewes for many years. During World War II, he had served in the Merchant Marines, transporting troops and war material.

Marsh was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret “Lib” Marsh, and a son, Richard J. Marsh Jr. He is survived by a son, Sam Marsh, and his wife, Linda; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Marsh and her husband, Charlie; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were scheduled for Dec. 19, 2017, at the Long Neck chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro, Del., with burial at Conley’s Chapel Cemetery near Angola, Del. Condolences may be sent online at