Mechanicsville, Va. — Russell G. Marshall, age 63, of Mechanicsville, Va., and formerly of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, after his battle with cancer.
Russ was born and raised in Knoxville. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and he worked for Vermeer Manufacturing for 41 years. Russ relocated to Virginia in 1988. He was an incredible husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
Russ is survived by his wife, Cindy; his children, Ryan Marshall (Lisa), Kim Furr (Robbie), Jennifer Harris (Mark), Angela DeMaria and Tony DeMaria (Amanda); and 19 grandchildren. Russ is also survived by his brothers and sisters: Richard Marshall, Dixie Donaldson, Harold Marshall, Sonja South, Charles Marshall, Ronald Marshall, Connie Hunt, Keith Marshall, Kenneth Marshall, and Thomas Marshall; and his many cousins, nieces and nephews, especially Jamie and Renea Marshall.
He was preceded by his parents, Asa and Ellen Marshall and his brother in infancy.
Russ’ family will greet friends on Friday, Aug. 30, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Winfield Funeral Home in Knoxville. Starting at 4:30 p.m. there will be a time of sharing in honor of Russ and concluding with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Virginia Cancer Institute Bell Creek, 7501 Right Flank Rd., Ste. 600, Mechanicsville, VA, 23116. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com. The Winfield Funeral Home of Knoxville is assisting Russ’ family with services.