TUSCOLA -- Frederick “Rick” Marsh, 80, of Tuscola, IL, passed away at 9:31 a.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Newman Rehab & Healthcare Center, Newman, IL

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Kaskaskia County Club, 450 East County Road 300 North, Arcola, IL

Rick was born August 7, 1937 in Tuscola, IL, the son of Curtis C. and Evelyn L. Manwaring Marsh. He married Sharon Maxine Clarkson on April 1, 1978 in Tuscola, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are his son: Curtis (Jamie) Marsh of Dallas, TX and their daughter: Shelby, daughters: Lynn Marsh of Marshall, IL, Angela (Dan) Pacilio of Carmel, IN and their children: Frances, Matthew, Norah, Celeste, Julia and Joseph.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother: Lois Kerns Marsh, brother: Curtis Chadwick Marsh and sister: Kathy Marsh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Douglas County Animal Shelter.

Rick was the 3rd generation owner/operator of the Douglas County Abstract Company in Tuscola. He was a member of the Tuscola Church of the Nazarene, Ducks Unlimited and Kaskaskia County Club. Rick was a former member and past president of the Tuscola Rotary Club.

He was an avid golfer, fly fisherman, hunter and midget race car owner and driver. Rick enjoyed spending time at his home at Lake Barkley, Kentucky.

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