Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

April 9, 2013

Herschel W. Marshall



Herschel W. Marshall of Plainfield died April 3. He was 93.

Born Dec. 13, 1919, in Payson, Ill., he was the son of the late Wernie and Lilia (Rueter) Marshall. He married Virginia J. Fuller and she preceded him in death.

Mr. Marshall retired in 1974 as an air traffic controller. His memberships included Plainfield United Methodist Church, Plainfield BPOE 2186, the American Legion, and 50-plus years in Plainfield Masonic Lodge 653.

Survivors include daughters Cynthia A. (Gordon) Elliott and Jane R. Coe; a son, Albert W. (Jennifer) Marshall; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Two sisters, Bernice Hollembeak and Arvilla Turner, also preceded him in death.

Services are 10:30 a.m. April 12 in Plainfield United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Calling is 4-8 p.m. April 11 at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home.   

Online condolences may be sent at www.hamptongentry.com.