Sept. 19, 1938-July 20, 2018

UTICA — A private service will be held for Gene R. Marston, 79, of Utica. Mr. Marston passed away July 20, 2018, at his residence.

Gene was born Sept. 19, 1938, in St. Louisville to the late Glenn G. and Bessie C. (Berger) Marston.

He was a member of Utica United Methodist Church, Utica Athletic Hall of Fame, UTK Club and Jaycees. He served in the National Guard from 1958-1961. Gene graduated from Utica High School in 1957 and retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas after 37 years of service. He loved golfing, bowling and coaching Utica Little League Baseball.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol I. (Seavolt) Marston; three sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel (Lisa), Donald (Amber) and Mark (Lenae) Marston; grandchildren, Chandler, Conner, Lareese, Hannah, Logan, Mitchell, Hayley, Mack; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles (Shirley) Marston, Max (Betty) Marston; sister, Michelle Marston; sisters-in-law, Mary (James) McCann, Geraldine Marston; his constant canine companion, Missy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Larry and Wendell Marston; sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Bill McCann; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dolores and Wayne Curtis.

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Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica is assisting the family with arrangements.


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