David A. Marsh, 63, of Rauber Street passed away on June 23, 2021 at Jones Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. He was born in Wellsville on February 18, 1958 the son of the late Donald and Ruth (Buckout) Marsh. On August 31, 1999 at home in Wellsville he married his wife Karen Yetman who survives.
Dave was a life long resident of Wellsville. He was a 1976 graduate of Wellsville High School and a graduate from Alfred State Vocational School. He continued his education by earning an Associate’s degree in Engineering from Alfred State College. Upon graduating, he began his career at Air-Preheater as a draftsman. He later moved on to Dresser-Rand, from where he retired after thirty-five years of service as a Machinist & Assembler. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists Moore Lodge #1580 of Wellsville.
Outside of work, Dave enjoyed being outdoors, including hunting and fishing. Most of all he loved being at home, working in his vegetable garden, and building his own oasis. He also continued to pursue his life-long passion of restoring classic automobiles including his 1965 Impala SS convertible. He especially loved his family and being with them, even while ill he enjoyed family gatherings. Dave was also an avid Yankees and NASCAR fan.
In addition to his wife of twenty-one years Karen, he is survived by: six children, Joshua (Melanie) Marsh of Monroeville, PA, Jackie (Ed) Shea of Wellsville, Jeremy (Abby) Marsh of Belmont, Sarah (Chris) Beeghley of North Collins, Rachel (Brooke Gustin) Yetman of Wellsville, and Alanna (Brett McPeek) Yetman of Port Orange, FL; fourteen grandchildren; a brother Dan (Annette) Marsh of Scio; a niece; and several cousins. He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 5 – 7 pm and Wednesday, June 30 from 12 noon to 1pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville (34 W. State St.). The funeral will follow on Wednesday at 1pm with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to The Hart Comfort House. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com