John C. Marsh III

John C. Marsh III

CHESTERFIELD—John C. Marsh III, 81, of Chesterfield went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 7, 2022.  

Mr. Marsh attended Lancaster High School and graduated from Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham. He graduated from Old Dominion University and also attended the College of William and Mary to further his education.

Mr. Marsh became an architectural engineering consultant for Dominion Energy at James River Plaza in Richmond. His career with Dominion Energy spanned roughly 30 years.  

Mr. Marsh was a dedicated member of Gospel Baptist Church of Turner Road in Richmond, where he served as a deacon and trustee. He also enjoyed his time as a member of the worship choir and additionally served on the grounds committee at the church.

Mr. Marsh was also a private pilot and served on the Chesterfield County Airport Board.   

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lillian Turner Marsh; his son, John C. Marsh IV of Virginia Beach and his wife, Judy Walker Marsh, his son, Noah and daughter Logan. Mr. Marsh is also survived by his daughter, Janet Marsh Brey of Mint Hill, North Carolina, and her husband, Pastor Larry C. Brey, son, Corbin and three daughters, Daelyn, Karsyn and Lenya. Mr. Marsh is also survived by his daughter, Jennifer Marsh Idstrom, her husband, Roger Idstrom, and sons, Dane and Logan of Brentwood, Tennessee.  

A graveside celebration of Mr. Marsh’s life will be held at 1 p.m. November 19, 2022 at Lebanon Baptist Church in Lively. Pastor Jeffrey Smith of Gospel Baptist Church, Richmond, will officiate. Mr. Marsh’s cousin, soloist David Rice of Mechanicsville, will sing Mr. Marsh’s favorite hymn.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.