Marvin Floyd Marshall

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Marvin Floyd Marshall of Gause Texas passed away at the age of 88 on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Brazos Valley Hospice Care in Bryan, Texas. He was born on March 16, 1930 to Wesley Robert Marshall and Verde May Garrison Marshall in Bell County, Texas. He married Pauline Rodgers on June 29, 1960 in Little River, Texas. She preceded him in death in 2007 after 47 years of marriage. At the age of 23, Marvin enlisted in the Army Reserve and was activated to serve in the Korean War. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1954. He was a Lifetime Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4692, Bryan, Texas. After his military service, he began a career with the railroad as a lineman for Santa Fe Railroad in Temple, Texas. He climbed many telephone poles over many years. He went on to become a Communications Expert and retires from Southern Pacific Railroad after 39 years of dedicated service. After his retirement, he and his wife Polly went on to enjoy their life together raising cattle and caring for their animals and their home in Gause, Texas. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley Robert Marshall and Verde Mat Marshall; his wife, Pauline Marshall; two sisters, Sadie O’Dean Richter and Eva Othean Jezek; three brothers, Norman O. Marshall, Waldon Marshall, and Avan Marshall; three nephews, Kirby Lynn Richter, Joe Lynn Jezek, and Jimmy Randal Comeaux, Sr. He is survived by his nephew, D. Larry Richter (Gracie) of Kerrville, Texas; his cousins, Earline Faudion, Austin, Texas, Donna Jackson, Austin, Texas, and Barbara Friar of Oak Hill, Texas; sister -in-law, Dorothy Rodgers Comeaux; nieces, Cynthia Comeaux Anselmo (Chuck), Ramona Comeaux Charleville (Stacy), Jennifer Comeaux Long (Duke) and Barbara Esta Comeaux, all of LaFayette, Louisiana. He is also survived by his beloved dog, Tip, fourteen head of cattle and one donkey who still reside at the Best Little Ranch west of the Brazos River. Services were held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Herne, Texas with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Temple, Texas. A special Thank You to Dr. Vasudev; nurses, Ashley, Amy, Kayla, Nasiba,NIcole, and technicians, Bri, Carmen, Laci, and Miriam, all of St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bryan, Texas. A special Thank You also to personal friends Dennis and Debi Mushinski, caretaker, Donna Garcia, and neighbors, Vince and Vicky Matthews. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249.

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