Charles Edwin Marshall

Monday, December 29, 2014

Charles Edwin Marshall, 82, of Purdy, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in Purdy, the only son of the late Jesse S. and Effie E. (Smith) Marshall. He graduated from Purdy High School with the class of 1950. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed at Andrews Air Force Base. For many years, he worked for RM Industries, Purdy, retiring in 1997. He was a longtime member of Gunter Methodist Church.

On Sept. 19, 1959, in Anderson, he was united in marriage to Alecia Baldwin.

Survivors include: his wife of 55 years, Alecia, of the home; his son, Jay Marshall, and his wife, Cathy, of Purdy; two daughters, Susan Jackson, and husband, Jim, of Neosho, and Jan Mahurin, and husband, Tim, of Purdy; five grandchildren; two great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by one son at birth, Jeffrey, and his sister and brother-in-law, Jessalyn and Thomas McNeill.

Funeral services were held Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Nickle and Rev. Russ Neill officiating.

Interment was at Bethel Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.