George “Rick” Marlow, 68, of Muncie, passed away in his home on May 23, 2016 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born on March 26, 1948 in Muncie, IN to George and Pearl (Greer) Marlow.
A lifelong resident of Muncie, Rick was a 1966 graduate of Muncie Central High School. He went on to become a successful real estate broker for ReMax Realty. Rick had a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and was involved in many ventures including; Site Construction, Copy Cat copier business, and Kessler’s Feed. He was also a part-owner, developer and helped design the process of the sorting and bailing at the “original” Recycling Center on Centennial Avenue and held a patent on this design process.
Rick cherished his family and loved nothing more than spending quality time with them. He enjoyed watching them at their various sporting events. He had an appreciation for rare and unique coins and enjoyed playing recreational sports like basketball, softball and golf. He was an avid fan of Muncie Central Bearcats’ basketball!
Rick is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Maryann (Yingst) Marlow; one son, Greg (Lisa) Marlow of Noblesville; two daughters, Caroline Shrieve-Cox of Muncie and Jaimie Shrieve of Indianapolis; A sister Marsha (Larry) Poore of Muncie; two brothers, Ed (Barb) Marlow of Muncie and Al (Judi) Marlow of Bartow, FL. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Josh and Luke Marlow of Noblesville and Sam, Shannyn and Maddi Cox of Muncie; Mother-in-Law Annie Yingst of Muncie; special friends Carole and Steve Caldemeyer of Muncie; and close friend and caregiver Will Tinchor of Muncie.
Rick is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Phyllis Marlowe.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5:00pm on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church (2700 W. Moore Rd., Muncie, IN 47304) with Reverend Katherine Rieder officiating. Friends may call from 4:00pm until the time of the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church for their recreational field or to the Indiana Parkinson Center of Excellence c/o Indiana University Foundation (P.O. Box 660245, Indianapolis, IN 46266-0245).