Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 24, 2008
George Hunter Marshall was born on Jan. 11, 1945 and died Dec. 22, 2008, in Suffolk.
He was the son of the late John Henry Marshall and the late Gertrude Crumpler Marshall. He graduated from Suffolk High School in 1963, and was a 1967 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Randolph-Macon College. There, he was a member of and president of the Omicron Delta Kappa Society for leadership. He served as Senior Judge on the Judicial Council and was also a member of Pi Gamma Mu, the national social science honor society, while at Randolph-Macon College. He received a Master of Science degree from Old Dominion University. He was formerly principal of Thomas Jefferson School in Suffolk, and principal of Elephant’s Fork Elementary School, also in Suffolk, He was later principal of S.P. Morton Middle School in Franklin, Va., and retired as Division Director of Testing in Franklin.
He was a lifelong member of Oxford United Methodist Church in Suffolk, Va., and had served as chairman of the Finance Committee there for a number of years.
He was predeceased by a sister, Alise Marshall Lewis, and a brother, John H. Marshall Jr. and is survived by a sister, Jacquelin D. Marshall, of Suffolk.
A Service of Death and Resurrection will be held at Oxford United Methodist Church on Friday at 2 p.m. by the Revs. Edward Johnson, E. Clifton Whitlock, and John F. Shappell with burial in the Marshall family plot in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 1 p.m. until service time. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.