Gerald D. “Jerry” Marling

July 20, 1940 - July 2, 2017

07/20/1940 - 07/02/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday July 06, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Visitation
Thursday July 06, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday July 07, 2017
Mt. Zion Cemetery- Bellaire
Bellaire, Ohio 43906
Directions
Service
Friday July 07, 2017
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Gerald D. “Jerry” Marling, 76 of Bellaire, Ohio died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Acuity of Belmont Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.

He was born July 20, 1940 in Shadyside, Ohio a son of the late Albert R. and Edith James Hixenbaugh Marling.

Jerry was a retired machinist and coal miner with the former North American Coal Corporation’s Number 3 Mine at Dilles Bottom, Ohio and co-owner of the Forest Hill Community Center Hall in Bellaire, Ohio. He graduated from DeVry Technical College in Chicago, Illinois, was a member of the American Legion Post 521 in Shadyside, Ohio, UMWA and the former Bridgeport Eagles, also a Methodist by faith and a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Emma L and Beth Ann Marling, three brothers, William, Russell and Robert Marling, infant great granddaughter, Alana Reigh Doty and brother-in-law, Joe Long.

Surviving are his wife, Sally Long Marling, whom he married on September 30, 1964, three children, Jerry (Shelly) Marling of Fairview, Ohio, Kelly (Joe) Anastasia of Bellaire, Ohio and Lisa Marling (Rik Nolan) of Byesville, Ohio; three sisters, F. Georgene (Frank) Carpino of Shadyside, Ohio, Karen (Richard) Stack and Pamela (Kent) Moore both of Jacobsburg, Ohio; two brothers, Edward (Sandy) Marling of Bellaire, Ohio and Richard (Deborah) Marling of Oklahoma; one brother-in-law, Mike Kelly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and three sisters-in-law, Patty Hendershot of Indiana, Mary(Amiel) Helle of Delaware, Ohio and Colleen Burgess of St. Clairsville, Ohio. Also four grandchildren, Brittney, Danielle, Austin and Collin.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm where services will be held on Friday at 1 pm with the Reverend Randy Weaver officiating. Interment in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

The Belmont County Council of the American Legion will confer Full Military Honors on Thursday at 7pm in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Acuity Hospital of Belmont (Click Here) or the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (Click Here) by going to :TMCFunding.com”.

Share your thoughts and memories with Jerry’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Jamie Street
5 years ago

Sally, Jerry, Kelly, and Lisa. We’re very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. We just found out. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Carole, Ed, and Jamie Street.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Gerald D. Marling, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Gerald D. Marling, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Tina Lipscomb
5 years ago

Sally, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Gretchen L Dahl
5 years ago

So very sorry Sally. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Emily Richmond
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of your father Kelly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.