Neal Marshall, 87, husband to Nancy Linville Marshall, passed away Aug. 18, 2011, at the VA Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Scott County to Justice and Juanita Bridges Marshall.
He was a World War II Navy veteran; he flew the PBY Flying Boats and was the flying crew chief out of Pensacola.
He was a member of Georgetown Baptist Church, VFW Post 7054, and the McDonald’s coffee club in Cynthiana.
He retired as Captain of the Kentucky Department of Transportation.
He was an avid private pilot, a board member for the Cynthiana Airport, and one of the original members of Marshall Field.
During his life he worked the railroad in Cleveland, owned a car lot in Lexington, was a real estate investor, a dairy farmer, and an avid collector.
Along with his wife he is survived by three sons, Roy (Karen) Marshall of Georgetown, Tim (Vikki) Marshall of Lexington, and Phil (Robin) Marshall of Joy, Texas; two stepdaughters, Linda Dawson and Cathy Dawson, both of Paris; grandchildren Jennifer, Brandi, Amanda, Natalie, Olivia, Robert, Logan, and Allison; step grandchildren April, Brandon, Jettie, David, and Andrew; great grandchildren, Liam and Cyanna; a brother, Chuck Marshall of Georgetown; sister, Lydia (Pete) McDonald of Georgetown; mother in law, “Momma” Hallie Linville of Paris; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Marshall; a brother, Hiram Marshall; and two sisters, Anna Shearer and Martha Lotterhos.
His funeral was 1 p.m. Monday at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Watkins officiating.
Burial was in Crestlawn Cemetery with pallbearers being Buddy Perraut, Randall Wells, Robert Shearer, Robert Marshall, Logan Marshall, John McDonald, Ronnie Marshall, and Jay Marshall. Honorary bearers are Justin Marshall, Chuck Marshall, Tony Ritchies, and Howard Fryman.
Memorials may be made to Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter, 1751 New Lair Road, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 U.S. 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031.