Marshall, Robert "Bill" |
Robert "Bill" Marshall, age 81, passed away from cancer November 6, 2016.
He was born in Huntington, WV on February 11, 1935.
Bill moved to Fort Sumner with his family on Thanksgiving Day in 1944. He attended Fort Sumner schools and graduated in 1953. He loved going back for the school reunions and Old Fort Days to visit former classmates and friends. He was a United States Marine from 1956-1959. He then went on to work for IBM for 40 years.
Bill married Phyllis Buske in 1968 and they were blessed with two children, Michelle Marshall Snow and David Marshall. He is also survived by his grandchildren Taylor and Jeremy Snow; and his sisters, Maggie Powell (George) of Clovis, NM and Maxine Dinwiddie (George) of Sparks, NV; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis; mother, Judy Marshall; brothers Johnny, Jimmy, and Mike Marshall.
He loved wood working and spending as much time traveling and visiting with family as he could.
Cremation has taken place and per Bill's wishes, no services will be held.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 13, 2016