Obituary of William “Bill” Marsh |

Obituary of William “Bill” Marsh

William “Bill” Marsh died on July 30, 2015 after a brief illness.

Bill served in the Navy for 27 years and later served Santa Clara County in several roles, eventually retiring as treasurer and tax collector in 1984.

Bill and Millie enjoyed retirement years in Lake Almanor, Penn Valley, Gridley, and the Masonic community at Acacia Creek in Union City. Bill was an avid gardener, golfer, and genealogy hobbyist. He devoted his greatest attention to his membership in the Masons and Shriners, and to his extended family.

His passing is mourned by his children, William, Robert, James, and Nancy Marsh Pope; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Millie, his beloved wife of 71 years.

His final resting place is at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 510-797-1900.

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