Roy W. Marsh (#39918454)

Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Casper, Wyoming
November 24, 1924
83rd Infantry
Good Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the European African Middle-Eastern Campaign Medal with four Bronze Campaign Stars and the World War II Victory Medal.

Roy W. Marsh, Jr. was born on November 24, 1924 in Casper, Wyoming, to Mildred Houck Marsh and Roy Walter Marsh Sr.

Roy Walter Marsh (#39918454) enlisted on February 8, 1943 at Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to serving overseas, he trained with the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troops. A part of his basic training was at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky. During World War Two he served with the 83rd Infantry Division, 330th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, HQ Company. He served in both World War II and the Korean War, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Roy Marsh, in front of a sign somewhere in Europe

Roy Marsh (right) after he recieved his CIB

Drawing of Roy March

Utah Military Records

After the War, he married Jacqueline Harrison on June 18, 1949. He attended East High, graduated from South High and attended both the University of Utah and Westminster College.

He was the owner and president of R.W. Marsh & Son, Inc, the first silk screen printing company in Salt Lake City, founded in 1934 by his father. The business expanded to include Technical Service and Supply (founded in 1969), where he offered invaluable advice to both experienced and novice screen printers throughout the intermountain west. Both companies are still in operation today. Roy was an avid golfer, fisherman, an exceptionally graceful skier in his younger days, and a lover of animals. His sense of humor, generous heart and willingness to help resulted in lifelong friends and a devoted family. He was a dedicated husband and father.

Roy W. Marsh, Jr., age 78, passed away on May 5, 2003, surrounded by his loving family, at his home in Salt Lake City after a valiant battle with emphysema. At the time of his dead, he was survived by his wife, Jacqueline, his children Susan Christensen (Dennis Christensen), Alpine, Sandra Marsh, Salt Lake City, Sally Haglund (Paul Haglund) Chicago and Roy W. Marsh III (Michelle Sudbury Marsh), Salt Lake City.
His wife Jacqueline was born in 1927. She passed away in 2006. Roy and Jacqueline are buried at the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Gravestone for Roy Walter Marsh

Gravestone for Jacqueline (Harrison) Marsh

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