Zachary Marsh, 30, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away on July 1, 2020 in Delaware County due to the result of an automobile accident.
Zach was born June 21, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Matt and Becky Marsh. He was a terrific and loving husband to Briana, the love of his life whom he married in 2017 and father to twins, Stella and Theo and big sister Ruby. We ask that you keep them in your prayers.
He graduated from Jonathan Alder in 2009 and was a 2017 graduate of Columbus State Community College with a degree in Environmental Health, Safety and Science. He enjoyed anything outdoors and was fascinated by the galaxy but most of all spending time with his family.
Zach is survived by his parents; wife, Briana M. (Bostick) Marsh; daughters Ruby and Stella and son, Theo; sister Audrey (Kraig Manion) Marsh; brother-in-law Stevie Byerly; grandparents, Mary (John) Marsh, Carl (Kim Mosher) Marsh, Dorothy Gottschling and Judy Bostick; father-in-law Brian Bostick; mother-in-law Michelle Gibson; aunts and uncles, Mike (Christy) Marsh; Julie Marsh; Tina (Bob) Dunn, Scott (Tracy) Gottschling and Tim (Christina) Gottschling and several cousins and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Richard Gottschling and close friend Chase Sharett.
Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19, we will be following the guidelines set by Governor DeWine's office.
A Memorial service to celebrate Zach's life will be held at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the Mechanicsburg Christian Fellowship Church, 4401 Allison Rd, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with Pastor Joey Brown officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 pm prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, an educational fund will be established for his children; donations may be made to Vernon Funeral Home, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
Victor Gallina - Jul 20, 2020
I live in Delaware county, not far from where the accident occurred. I did not know Zach, but when I saw the picture of his family I was deeply, deeply saddened. What a beautiful family! I do a lot of walking, and walk by his memorial quite often. Each time, I say a prayer for him; I try to do this when passing memorials and cemeteries. It's something we all could do. I'm sure Zach is at peace, but I know the pain is great. May the Lord bless all of you during this difficult time.
Sarah Jane Zeigler Rice - Jul 18, 2020
I do not know this young man or you, his family. I grew up in Urbana and have the experience of losing my sister in an accident at age 21 many years ago. I am so sorry to hear of this horrible tragedy that you are experiencing. May God give you strength for every minute of every day.
Teresa Rodgers on behalf of SGT Darien Rodgers - Jul 9, 2020
My son was so saddened when he heard this news. As was our entire family. Zach spent a lot of time together with Darien and his cousins while growing up. We send our deepest sympathies and prayers.
Trina Wilburn - Jul 9, 2020
I'm so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
Harold & Bonnie Green - Jul 9, 2020
Matt & Becky, we have you & your family in our prayers.
Sue propst - Jul 8, 2020
May God, wrap his arms around you and the children 🙏🦋💗Deepest love to You ❤️
Dave Krugh - Jul 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss Briana. My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family!
Dennis Behm - Jul 8, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Brad Edwards - Jul 8, 2020
My Deapest condolences to the marsh family. I'm positive that you have an abundance of love and prayers from so many to help guide you through this tragic and unfortunate time.
Mary Zolman - Jul 8, 2020
I grew up in Mechanicsburg but moved away many years ago. I still read the news and keep in touch with a few friends. Your husband's death touched me because I lost my 32 year old son in a motorcycle accident 5 years ago. We prepare ourselves for the death of our parents, but never for the death of a young spouse or child. I am so sorry about your loss, and will think of you during this difficult time.
Barry and Jacki Callicoat - Jul 8, 2020
Briana we are saddened to learn of your loss and sorrow. It’s just not fair. We hope you feel the comfort from all the prayers for you and your children. Barry and Jacki Callicoat, McKenzie and Amy
Jim and Jody Bailey - Jul 7, 2020
Words can't Express the sadness we feel. So sorry for your loss. Prayers .
Cathleen Rider - Jul 7, 2020
May God wrap you in his arms and carry you during this time. I am so sorry for the loss of your husband .
Tiffany Maag, Delaware County - Jul 7, 2020
All of us at the Regional Sewer District are very sorry for your loss. Zach was a wonderful employee and joy to be around. We will miss him greatly and have your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Paul Nichols - Jul 7, 2020
Sending prayers to your family. May God comfort you and your children during this time. Although I don’t know him, I used to work at the OECC.
Bre Peer - Jul 6, 2020
Becky, there are no words that will make it okay. You and your family are in my thoughts.
Rosanne Cantrell - Jul 6, 2020
My thoughts and prayers for family.
Becky (Tapp) Trout - Jul 5, 2020
Briana no words can ease your pain. May loving thoughts and prayers be with you and the kids thru this difficult time. Hang onto those memories. 🙏❤🙏❤
RON & KATHY FISHER, Indian Lake, OH - Jul 4, 2020
Becky & Matt, you are in our thoughts & prayers at this very difficult time.
Marshall Yarnell - Jul 4, 2020
I had the pleasure of working with Zach over the last couple years. He spent the first couple years at the OECC plant before working at the Lower Scioto plant. I remember many good times with Zach. He was a great person who excelled at whatever he did. You could count on Zach to get his work done and make us all laugh. I cannot remember a time when Zach was in a bad mood. He may have been but he never showed it. He treated people with respect. Zack loved his wife and kids as he always mentioned them. I pray to God to give the family strength and to watch over the family during this difficult time. A good man is gone but not forgotten.
Phyllis Cunningham - Jul 4, 2020
Brianna and kids, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your family during this time.
Patti Cox - Jul 3, 2020
Oh Becky and Matt, I am so sorry to hear about Zach! Lots of prayers and blessings and wishes for you both and Briana and kids and Audrey. I am just so saddened by this...the memories I have of Zach...I am so sorry....
Susan Damanti - Jul 3, 2020
Becky, I am so devastated for your family. Know that the Willers love you and are praying for you during this awful time.
Michele Roberts - Jul 3, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time, Briana. May your love of Zachary bring you and your children the strength to endure the road ahead knowing that he is with your family each and every day.
Johnny Garrett - Jul 3, 2020
Zach, you were one of my favorite dudes at work. I don’t know what to say, doesn’t make sense, stuff like this isn’t supposed to happen. I don’t understand how the lord works sometimes. It’s heartbreaking, I feel so bad for your family. My condolences. God Bless. Peace be with you brother.
Gregg & Cyn Marsh - Jul 3, 2020
Brianna and family, No words are adequate. May your memories be forever remembered.
Bob Amato & family - Jul 3, 2020
Zach was such a great young man. I had the pleasure of working with him out at LS for a while at the county. We had some really good times and a lot of laughs. I learned a lot from Zach, not only job related, but in everyday life. I admired his attitude and outlook on life, and the way he respected and treated people. He loved his family dearly and I’ll truly miss him. I didn’t know Zach for a real long time...but it feels like I did because of the kind of guy he was. May you Rest In Peace buddy and my family sends our sincerest condolences to Zach’s family and friends. I’ll never forget the guy...
Justin Wicks and Gail Malana Wicks - Jul 2, 2020
I am heartbroken and devastated for the family with Zach’s loss. May you be comforted by all the memories of the love that he left behind. Praying for comfort and strength for all of you during this difficult time.
John Rector - Jul 2, 2020
My thoughts are with your family. My prayers are to God to grant the family strength during this devastating time. God bless.
Tyler and megan laughman - Jul 2, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of your loss I can’t imagine what you are going through you and your kids will be in our prayers