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Mr. Nelson Leon Marsh was born October 1, 1962 to the late Curtis and Joyce Wall Marsh.  Nelson departed to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Nelson Leon Marsh was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.  He was also a kind friend.  In their spare time, Nelson and his wife, Maxine enjoyed singing and listening to great gospel choirs in their home.  He was an awesome musician, singer and gospel song arranger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Curtis Marsh and William Marsh.

Nelson leaves to forever cherish his memory, his loving wife, Mrs. Maxine Marsh of the home; his children, Terrance Garmon (Marquita), Camelia Allen (Dee), Chenquita Witherspoon, Randia Chambers (Michael), Quanda (Sabastian), James (Janice) and Lo’Frisco.  A host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Nine siblings, Mary Howard (John) of Marshville, NC; Helen Chambers (Thurman) of Marshville, NC; Carl Marsh (Clare) of Marshville, NC; Harold Marsh (Birdie) of Monroe, NC; William Marsh of Marshville, NC; Vivian Chambers (Michael) of Wadesboro, NC; Cathy Crawford (Larry) of Pageland, SC; Jeffery Marsh, Thurlow Marsh and Sheretha Marsh of Wadesboro, NC.  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

The Homegoing Services will be on Friday, May 19, 2017, 2:00pm, Smith's Memorial Chapel, 604 Salisbury Street, Wadesboro, North Carolina.  Burial will follow in Saron Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Polkton, North Carolina.

The Marsh Family will greet family and friends on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 1:30-2:00pm, Smith's Memorial Chapel.

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  • Sunday, May 14, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith's FH
  • Sunday, May 14, 2017
    I am truly sorry to hear that Nelson has passed away! He was a kind and caring man and he was a good friend to me. Maxine and family, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time..
    ~ Nancy Huntley   Wadesboro, NC
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Sis. Maxine So very sorry for your loss! Praying for you & your family. I pray for your comfort ,Peace & understanding. May GOD wrap his Loving arms around you all.!We Love you!!
    ~ Cynthia Hamilton   Peachland, NC
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Maxine, I 'am so sorry to hear of your husband death. I pray God bless & keep you during this time. Rest assure Nelson is singing in the heavenly choir.
    ~ Shirley Simon-Allen   Wadesboro, NC
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
    This is to let you know that the Marsh family is forever in our prayers. So sorry for the loss of your loved one.
    ~ Eddie and Emily Maske   Peachland, NC