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Jack L. Marsh

Jack L. Marsh, 87, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

He was a lifelong farmer. He loved the outdoors and had a strong work ethic.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Powell and Hortense Marsh; brother, Bill Marsh; grandson, Cameron Slate Marsh; and brother-in-law, Marshel Fields.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Clara Jo Marsh; children, Mitch (Jackie) Marsh of Pikeville, and Darlene (Lee) Gribble of Maryville; grandchildren, Chelsea (Wes) Miller, Ashley (Daniel) Shankle, Lucas (Lauren Bayless) Marsh, Taylor (Andrew Branum) Marsh and Garrett Gribble; great-grandchildren, Lane and Barrett Miller; sister, Mary (Max) Swafford of Pikeville, and Phyllis Fields of Pikeville; and sister-in-law, Frances Marsh of Dayton.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Min. Steve Brown officiating.  Burial was in Worthington Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville.

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