James E. Marshall Sr.(1944 - 2014)

James E. Marshall, Sr.

AGE: 69 • Wilmington

James E. Marshall, Sr., 69 of Wilmington, DE passed away at his home on Monday, July 7, 2014.

James was raised in Willow Run in Wilmington and was a graduate of John Dickinson High School and the University of Delaware, where he earned his Bachelor's Degree. He was employed as a chemical lab technician at the DuPont Experimental Station, retiring in 2000 after 35 years of dedicated service. During his career with DuPont, James enjoyed playing softball and was a member of the experimental station team. He was an avid gardener and also enjoyed photography.

James is survived by his wife, Mary (Durkee) Marshall; his son, James E. Marshall, Jr. (Eva) of Las Vegas, NV; his daughters, Kelly Crandall (Mike) of Clearwater, FL, Adrienne Brock (Kevin), Megan Marshall (Charles Fouraker) and Victoria Marshall Wingate (CJ Gebhart) all of Wilmington; 7 grandchildren; 6 siblings and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents.

At his request, funeral services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of James may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 (www.faithfulfriends.us).

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Published in The News Journal on July 13, 2014