Billy Joe Marshall

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Billy Joe Marshall, 86, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Feb.26, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

He was born June 23, 1931, in Kilgore, Texas, the son of Boyd and Ora (Cook) Marshall. In 1950, in Wichita Falls, Texas, he was united in marriage to Dolores Billinger and to this union four children were born. On Dec. 21, 2004, he married Frances Foster, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Grady and Donald Marshall; three sisters, Evelyn Owen, Dorothy Tallent and Doris Bertrand; one grandchild; and four great-grandchildren.

Survivors include: four children, Royce Marshall of Shell Knob, LaDonna Scheuerman and her husband Dexter of Shell Knob, Barbara Hurford and her husband Dale of Chico, Calif., and Erla Nelson and her husband Larry of Alpena, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.

He received his education in Wichita Falls, Texas. Throughout his life he worked as a carpenter, truck driver and steel worker. In 2002, he moved to Shell Knob. He was a member of Bridgeway Assembly of God Church in Shell Knob.

Services were held March 6 at Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Pastor Karty Burbridge conducted the services. Burial was at Painter Cemetery in Shell Knob.

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