DARRYL EUGENE MARSH, 49, Wilmington, N.C., died Aug. 16, 2017. He was a 1987 graduate of Mortimer Jordan High School and attended Samford University where he studied engineering and played defensive tackle for the Samford Bulldogs. He owned Marsh Painting for many years, moving to Wilmington, N.C., six years ago. He was predeceased by infant sister Margaret Michelle Marsh and mother Betty Logan Marsh.
Surviving are wife of 22 years Laylah Marsh; children Ethan, Brayden, Natalie, Gavin, Chelsea; father Walter “Gene” (Lorraine Lynn) Marsh, Boaz; brother Christopher Lynn (Penny) Marsh, Scotts Bluff, Neb.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 20 at Winter Park Baptist Church. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 21 at the Marsh Family Cemetery. Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home and Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Wilmington Chapel directed.