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New Owner Saves WV Lumberyard

Marsh Lumber, Clarksburg, W.V., has been purchased by Chuck Kersting, allowing previous owner Arlis Marsh to retire.

Marsh Lumber, Clarksburg, W.V., has been purchased by Chuck Kersting, allowing previous owner Arlis Marsh to retire.

Marsh, who founded the company in 1989, had considered closing the store by July 31 if he was unable to find a buyer.

Kersting will retain the Marsh name—with a tweak. The business will now be known as Marsh Hardware & Building Supply.

 

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