Funeral services for Larry Wayne Marsh, 75, are Thursday at 10 a.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.
Interment will follow at the Wister Cemetery, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He was born March 2, 1940 to Charlie Robinson Marsh and Effie Odisa (Cummings) Marsh and passed away on March 15, 2015.
At the age of 18, he lost both legs to a drunk driver. He was helping someone out of the ditch when the drunk driver ran off of the road and pinned him between two cars. He married the love of his life, went on to college, and got his teaching degree and eventually taught at the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and Arizona.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda, of the home, two sons, Wayne and wife Denise of Tulsa, and Billy and wife Lynda, of Houston; four grandchildren, Raven and Nicky Marsh, Jared and Taylor Marsh; and four great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Wayne Marsh, Billy Marsh, Joe Hardy, Larry Slone, Odis Slone, Dave Hardy and David Hardy. Honorary Pallbearers are Wyatt Hardy and Jimmy Slone.
The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. for visitation.
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