Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Charles Marion Marsh

Charles “Marion” Marsh, age 87, of Camp Point, IL died Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 12:37 pm in his home.

Charles Marion Marsh | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, IllinoisMarion was born March 28, 1931 in Clayton, Illinois, the son of Charles Emmett and Enid E. Junk Marsh. He married Connie Short on June 20, 1981 in Quincy. She survives.

He attended Clayton High School and served in the United States Air Force for 3 years as a Medic. Marion was a farmer and also worked for 15 years at Awerkamp Machine Company. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and helped with the Awana program.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Connie include his son, Daniel S. Marsh of Rapid City, SD; a brother, Joseph Keith (Vivian) Marsh of Troutville, VA; two nieces, Jennifer (Bryan) Rich of Troutville, VA and Janeen (David) Plummer of Springfield, MO; three nephews, Aaron (Angie) Watson, of St. Louis, MO, Joel Watson, of Columbia, MO, and Robert (Jessica) Watson, of Columbia, MO; a sister-in-law, Coleen (Roger) Watson of Kahoka, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services are postponed until 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 14, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Rev. L. D. Grant officiating.

Burial: Southside Cemetery, Clayton, Illinois

Visitation: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

Memorials: Calvary Baptist Church or Blessing Hospice


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Connie, so sorry for your loss. Travis and I pray that you feel God’s comforting arms surround you during this time. Praying for you and your family. -Travis and Kristen Hickman

  2. Connie, Sorry about your loss. I still remember you guys coming up and visiting with my mom and dad. What a reunion they are having in heaven. Prayers for your family.

  3. Connie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. A dear one’s passing is always a sad occurance as well as joyous for we who have trusted in Jesus. May God comfort you and give you peace.

  4. Connie…I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and comfort you at this sad time and always.

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