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Grant E Marshall Jr
Grant E. Marshall, Jr. died February 25th, 2019 at his home in West Baden Springs. He was born July 26th, 1945 to Grant and Lorraine Lynch Marshall. He married Ruth L. Dickey in 1978.
He was a 1963 graduate of Springs Valley High School. He also attended Indiana Central College and received an associate degree from Ivy Tech. He served in the US Army for 4 years in Germany. During his army career, he graduated from the Monterey Language Institute and was a Russian Linguist.
Grant previously worked for the family business, Marshall Enterprises, Wabash Datatech, Kimball International and the French Lick Resort. He was a past president of the West Baden Springs Town Council and the local Lions Club; and a tour guide for Historic Landmarks. Grant was a member of the Orange Shirts and traveled many times to the State House to help bring gaming back to the Valley.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth D. Marshall; sons Joel and Phillip Marshall, of West Baden Springs, a daughter, Dr Scarlett Marshall and son-in-law Jason Emerson of Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, his sister Terry M Duncan of Columbus, Ohio, brother Rex A. Marshall of French Lick. Nieces and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister, and his brother Barry Marshall.
Friends may call on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at Brosmer-kemple Funeral Home.
The Funeral Ceremony will be on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating the funeral will be Pastor Doug Finney. Burial is in the Ames Chapel Cemetery.
The family requests any memorials be made to the French Lick, West Baden Museum, 469 South Maple Street, French Lick, Indiana 47432
Can it be? Two years? Oh how I miss you. Love sis
Sis Feb 25 2021 12:00 AM
I served with Grant in the Army both in Language and Germany. A good man and a good friend. We kept in touch occasionally and then we lost track a few years ago. Very sorry to hear of his passing and belated condolences to his family and friends.
Steve Bliven Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM
My dearest, dearest friend, Ruth, dearest Scarlett, Joel and Phil: I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband, dear Ruth, your father, Scarlett, Joel and Phil, to Jays brothers and sisters, nephews, all of the Marshall family my dearest sympathy. I remember your wedding, Ruth, so clearly - like it was yesterday. I was so happy for you in your white, flowing dress - Jesse, Bob, Bert so handsome was Grant and you so beautiful and happy and nervous! You were smiling so bright and anxiously happy and glowing! Northwoods Spring House never looked so lovely. I was so very happy for you then and now. You have wonderful memories a full life. I love you and your family so your Mom and Dad dearest Bertie I just wish we could be there with you I wish we were all together as in the old days in the Valley. You have had so many losses and now, your beloved Grant. He was a kind man a wonderful, sweet and warm smile and so polite the few times I was with him. I was blessed and pleased to have known him if even a few brief moments in history. I am so impressed by all of his accomplishments! No small thing to have graduated within the Monterey Linguists School and to act as a Russian Linguist. In my minds eye he held a lot inside he could then never tell or repeat from the war years. I imagine, in part, that is why his brilliant and wise mind and person seemed so reserved and shy perhaps a great quality for one so close to holding so many, perhaps national secrets. He was a hero and an American patriot. Thank you for your service, dear Grant, for your life we thank God, for your friendship to many thank you for your love and partner, Ruth, your lovely children, Scarlett, Joel and Phil thank you.. and may your legacy continue and be proud. God bless and keep you your life will not be forgotten. You were loved the greatest of gifts our Lord says.and greatest of these.is love. All my love and prayers for peace and rest in God's Almighty Hand - Maggie Nolan
Maggie Nolan Mar 2 2019 12:00 AM
My condolences to you and your family, god bless
Teresa Crees Feb 28 2019 12:00 AM
Kevin and Manya Carnes
Our condolences to your family
Kevin Carnes Feb 28 2019 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Grant Marshall Jr
Jerry D. Dunn Feb 27 2019 12:00 AM
A Wonderful neighbor that will be missed a lot. Will miss the little chats in the drive way.
Patty Kerr Feb 26 2019 12:00 AM
Dear cousin Jay Marshall, We had so many sweet memories from our childhood times at MamMaw and PapPaw Amos Lynchs Home, Christmas dinners on the steps of their farmhouse, trying to balance our plates, make space for all the Lynch cousins and celebrate our special times together...what special times. We were and are so blessed. You are joining our wonderful family around that grand table, joining in that eternal celebration of life and family. Hugs and love to all
Karen (Lynch) Affinito Feb 26 2019 12:00 AM