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James R. Marshall Jr., 75, of New Wilmington passed away the morning of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Farrell.
Born on April 15, 1941, in North Jackson, Ohio, he was a son of James R. Marshall Sr. and Mildred I. Buck Marshall.
Jim is survived by his wife of 49 years, Marilyn Mrus Marshall, whom he married on July 22, 1967.
A graduate of North Jackson High School and Liberty Home Bible College, he attended Youngstown State University, where he received his degree in computer drafting.
He served his country in the Navy in Jacksonville and San Diego.
Jim was formerly employed with U.S. Steel, the City Rescue Mission and was a self-employed architect.
Jim always enjoyed being outdoors, doing yard work. He also liked woodworking, music, watching television and being on his computer.
Jim loved being a part of New Life Baptist Church and its many activities.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Lori Marshall of New Wilmington and Eric and Wendy Marshall of Modesto, California; a brother, Fred Marshall of Youngstown, Ohio; a sister, Alice Marshall of Youngstown; and three grandchildren, Brandon Marshall, Camryn Marshall and Erica Marshall.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Martha Huffman.
Visitation will be held on from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with his son, Pastor Greg Marshall, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Baptist Church, Box 258, New Wilmington, Pa. 16142.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunning-hamfh.com.
Published on February 3, 2017
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