Robert Francis Marshall

December 13, 1941June 21, 2013

Robert Francis Marshall, 71, of Lynchburg, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy Sabin Marshall. Born December 13, 1941 in Charlottesville, he was the son of the late Walter Lacy and Dennett Wright Marshall and was also preceded in death by two sons, Kevin B. Marshall and Cameron B. Marshall and a sister, Doris M. Smith. He was a retired Field Engineer with Limitorque Corp., a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and was of Christian faith. In addition to his wife, Mr. Marshall is survived by a granddaughter, Amanda Harbin; a great-granddaughter, Severa DeHart; a stepson, Anthony Haasz and his fiancée Sharon Patton of Lynchburg; one brother, Walter A. Marshall and wife Evelyn, also of Lynchburg and a step-grandson, P.F.C. Jordan Ayers of Lynchburg, now serving in Afghanistan. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with the Rev. Robert Mooty officiating. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2013 at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider The Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or Gleaning for the World, 7539 Stage Road, Concord, VA 24538.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, June 24, 2013

Robert Francis Marshall

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June 29, 2013

It's a comfort to think of Mom and Bob twlling jokes and singing in Heaven. I know she's happy to be with him. For me and Jack and Gary, Bob was our teenage uncle. We thought everything he did was cool. He was the "Fonz" to us before Fonzie was created. We'll miss him.

Trish Hedges

June 24, 2013

Nancy I am sorry I missed you today and am deeply saddened to hear about your loss. Bob will truly be missed. Please know you are in my thoughts as you go through this difficult and challenging time in your life. I'll be calling to check in on you from time to time too so if you need anything, please don't hesitate to let me know!

Shannon Keesee

June 24, 2013

Nancy and Amanda,
I am so saddened for your loss and I will miss seeing Bob so very much. He was a wonderful man! I pray you both will be comforted by the Lord and He will give you the strength you need to get through this time.