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Obituaries

  • Service will be held at a later date.

    Service will be held at a later date.

John Charles Marshall Jr., 69

Dec. 5, 2015

Service will be held at a later date.

Ser­vice will be held at a later date.

John Charles Mar­shall Jr. died Dec. 5, 20015, in Engle­wood, Fla.

He was born Oct. 2, 1946, in Kala­ma­zoo, Mich., to John and Esther (Ser­vaas) Mar­shall. Many of his school years were spent in Illi­nois, but he grad­u­ated from high school in Rich­land, Mich.

John went into the Navy dur­ing the Viet­nam War and was on the USS Ben­jamin Franklin nuclear sub for five years and was hon­or­ably dis­charged. From there, he went to work for West­ern Elec­tric in Illi­nois but soon joined forces with his father and brother to open True Value Rich­land Home Cen­ter in Rich­land, Mich. John loved the store and all the peo­ple he met and was very happy to help any­one in need. After 38 years, he retired and sold his por­tion of the busi­ness to his brother, moved to Florida and enjoyed the golf­ing and boating.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Mar­ri­Ann, daugh­ter Emily (Adam) and grand­daugh­ter Isabelle. He is also sur­vived by sis­ters Jean (Wal­ter) Stafford and Judy (Ken) Scott; a brother, Richard (Cathy) Mar­shall; in-laws Helen and Robert Wag­ner; sister-in-law Karen (William) Tapo­vatz, Suann Good, and many nieces and nephews.

A memo­r­ial ser­vice will be held in Michi­gan at a later date.

Con­do­lences may be made at www.englewoodfh.com. Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home, Inc. with Pri­vate Crematory.