Raye Fred Marsh


(Feb. 12, 2005)

Raye Fred Marsh, 58, longtime Cody resident and businessman, died Saturday, Feb. 12 at Fitzgerald Veterans Hospital in Denver, Colo.

Raye was born Jan. 12, 1947, in Trinidad, Colo., son of Ralph and Lois Marsh. The family moved to Cody when Ralph was transferred to work on the Buffalo Bill Dam in 1960. Raye graduated from Cody High School in 1965, and continued his education at Northwest College in Powell. He was proud to serve his country in the Navy in Vietnam. Upon returning, he fulfilled his dream of owning and successfully running his own business  Raye's Plumbing and Heating. He was passionate about hunting, fishing and his bird dogs and went hunting and fishing with them whenever he could. He will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Lois Marsh.

Survivors include his siblings, Lucille Marsh of Blackhawk, S.D., Linda Marsh of Billings, Mont., Ralph Marsh of Cody, Leah (Melvin) Andren of Kim, Colo., and John (Judy) Marsh of Cody. He also leaves seven nieces and nephews, as well as six great-grandnieces and nephews.

Raye's life will be remembered and celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the VFW Hall in Cody, 808 12th St. Come as you are and share in a service, lunch and wake. For those who wish, donations to the VFW or West Park Long Term Care Center would be appreciated by the family.