OBITUARY

WILLIAM MARSHALL

March 24, 1917May 1, 2012

William Marshall was born March 24, 1917. He was the second son of William and Daisy Marshall. William had two brothers, Alex and Jack. He had two sisters, Margaret and Florence. William served with honor during World War II with the Canadian navy from 1939 to 1945. William married Jean Mildred Ariss and they had three sons, Herbert William, John Michael, and Walter Steven. Herbert and John were born in Toronto Canada. Walter was later born in the United States. In 1950 the family left Toronto, Canada and emigrated to the United States. Their first residency was in Phoenix, Arizona. After a short stay the family moved to Southern California where they remained. The family eventually moved to Temple City in the San Gabriel valley where the three sons grew up and went to school. As they came of age, all three sons served in the United States military with honor. William made his living as a commercial artist. His talent as an artist was not only applied to commercial illustration, but he produced very fine works of art as well. William will be best remembered as the originator and illustrator of "Charlie The Tuna" of the Star Kist Tuna brand. William lost his wife Jean in 1995 after 56 years of marriage. He is survived by sons Herbert and his wife Lola, John and his wife Jeanmarie, Steve and his wife Joyce. Two Granddaughters, Andrea, Renee and Renee's husband Richard (Rick). Two Great grandchildren, Heather Marie Jones and Richard Allen Jones III (Ricky). William has "crossed the bar" and may he have fair winds, calm seas, and a pilot to guide the way.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Graveside Service Monday, May 7, 2012

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Services
REMEMBERING

WILLIAM MARSHALL

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Pam Champagne

May 7, 2013

I miss you Uncle Bill.

Renee Jones

May 2, 2013

Thinking about you all day, one year. Miss you

Ian Crosby (Roy)

June 4, 2012

Uncle Bill was a fascinating person who had an incredible life. Despite the fact that I hadn't seen him in a long time, I would get updates from my mom on how he was doing. I have some very early childhood memories of both Uncle Bill and Aunt Jean from one of our family trips to California.
He was an incredibly talented artist; I have a chalk drawing he had done a number of years ago.
He will always be remembered...

Pam Champagne

May 18, 2012

Uncle Bill, I have so many happy memories of you and my Aunt Jean. I always remember all the family gatherings and playing badmitten in the back yard of the Temple City house. Love you, Pam

Katherine Ariss Amick

May 17, 2012

I remember Uncle Bill and all his art! It always was laughing too....I loved visiting him and Aunt Jean. He even made me an illustration of Charlie Tuna with my college on it....UNLV.

May 15, 2012

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Heather Jones

May 15, 2012

I will miss you Big Poppy, give Dodger a hug from me.
Love, Heather

Renee Jones

May 15, 2012