Robert J. Marshall, 68, of Philpot, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at his home. He was born November 9, 1953 in Fall River, Massachusetts to the late George and Ada Roe Marshall. Robert was a retired Master Sergeant from the U. S. Air Force having served for 24 years and also had worked for Verizon as a Communications Specialist. He loved his Lord and Savior and his church, Owensboro Church of Christ. Robert had also been a commercial fisherman with his brother George while living in Massachusetts where he loved the water and the many beautiful lighthouses they had. He also enjoyed working with his hands in his workshop, keeping the grounds around his home maintained, deer hunting, and target shooting. Robert was also preceded in death by a brother, George Marshall.
Surviving are his wife of 14 years, Cheryl Marshall, his daughter, Kimberly Frazee and husband Steven of Bixby, Oklahoma, two stepsons, Kris Kropp and wife Stacey of Owensboro and Lorne West and wife Karen of Edmond, Oklahoma, eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, three brothers, Ron Marshall and Rick Marshall, both of Richmond, Indiana and Steve Marshall of Newport, Massachusetts, and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Robert will be 2 PM Saturday, January 8, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Owensboro Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Visitation will be from 12 PM until 2 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 (woundedwarriorproject.org) or to Carenet of Owensboro, 425 E. 18th. Street, Owensboro, KY 42303 (careneto.org).
Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.