OBITUARY

James F. "Jim" Marshall

January 1, 1942February 8, 2016
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James “Jim” F. Marshall, 74 of Huntington passed away at 4:20 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Oakbrook Village Nursing Center. Jim was a 1960 graduate of Liberty Center High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1959 – 1962. Jim worked as a machinist at Dana Corporation; he retired in March of 1996 after 34 years. He was a member of the VFW Post #2689, American Legion Life Member and Moose Lodge #837. He enjoyed the comradery of his fellow veterans and friends.

Jim was born on January 1, 1942 in Portland, Indiana, the son of Issac and Beulah (Carroll) Marshall.

He was united in marriage to Kathy Sue Russo in March of 1986 in Knoxville, TN. She preceded him in death on December 7, 1990.

Survivors include four sons: Jeff (Melinda A.) Marshall of Andrews; Michael (Kelly) Marshall of Huntsville, AL; Tracy (Cara) Marshall of Roanoke; Terry Marshall of Madison, AL and a daughter; Melinda S. (Troy) Rethlake of Huntington; a brother: Don (Del) Marshall of Markle; a sister: Roberta Myers of Elwood, IN; thirteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Rosemary Cole and a brother: Dewayne George Marshall.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm with military honors conducted by VFW Post #2689 following visitation at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Interment will take place at a later date at Markle Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made out to American Cancer Society in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • Military Honors Thursday, February 11, 2016
REMEMBERING

James F. "Jim" Marshall

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Beryl (BJ) Gray

February 12, 2016

I didn't learn of Jim's passing until tonight, am sorry that I didn't get to the viewing. I remember Jim from our school days when he would do anything for any of his classmates. Jim was the sweetest, kindest guy and if any of us needed a ride, Jim was there to be our taxi. Jim would take Donnie, Linda and me home after school or after a school function. I have not seen or heard from Jim since he went into the service, and didn't know where he ended up, but would have visited him, had I known he was nearby in a healthcare facility. I am so sorry that I didn't know. He was a father to some good looking kids! You are all in my thoughts.

Joyce & Jackie

February 12, 2016

Thinking of all the great times we had with your Father and Mindy...We Love you all

February 12, 2016

Thinking of all the Happy times with your Dad...Joyce & Jackie

Jackie Asher

February 12, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

February 12, 2016

Thinking of you in the loss of James. Sending my deepest sympathy and love to you
Cora Barger

Walt & Nancy Kelley

February 12, 2016

To our neighbors, Don & Del, we send our sympathy on your loss of a brother. May his memories help lighten your hearts.

George and Tracy Jessop

February 11, 2016

Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another;
Romans 12:10
This is how Jim Marshall treated people. He was always so sweet and nice; he was appreciative of his friends and had kind words for strangers.
Jim Marshall loved everyone!
What a man he was! We love you Jim. Love always,
George and Tracy Jessop

February 11, 2016

You will never be forgotten. Jerry Anderson

Sara E

February 10, 2016

Your light shone brighter than I knew was possible. I'll never forget your smile. May the next life bring you peace eternally

Rich Sutton

February 10, 2016

It was great knowing you Jim, you are one of the good ones my friend.