Murshall Samuel “Sam” Marse, 90, resident of 634 Cobb Road, Lot 37, husband of Minnie B. Chadwick Marse, died July 9, 2014, at NHC Healthcare.
Born August 28, 1923, in Clinton, he was a son of the late James and Fannie Mae Proctor Marse Witt. He was a US Navy Veteran of World War II, having served aboard the USS General W.A. Mann. He was retired from CSX Railroad and later retired from Greenwood Specialties. Following his retirement, he became the deliveryman for Wingard’s Pharmacy for several years.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of the home, are a daughter, Kathy M. (John) Davis of Greenwood; two stepsons, Joey Lawson of Laurens and Grover (Shirley) Chadwick of Greenwood; two half brothers, James (Wanda) Witt and Bill Witt, both of Greenwood; a half sister, Shirley (Calvin) Shirley of Greenwood; a son-in-law, Bob Carwell of Greenwood; a granddaughter, Brandie Chambers; two great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Sandra Marse and a stepdaughter, Brenda Bagwell.
He was the last member of his immediate family.
Graveside services with Military Honors will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Oakbrook Memorial Park, with Rev. Richard Saxon officiating.
The family is at the home on Cobb Road and will receive friends at Blyth Funeral Home from 10 to 11 Saturday morning.
Memorials may be made to North Greenwood Church of God, 2274 Montague Avenue Ext., Greenwood, SC 29649.
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Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Marse family.