Mr. Dewayne Marshall age 94 of Hardinsburg passed away Sunday, January 10 at Paoli Health and Living.
Mr. Marshall was born October 27, 1921 in a log cabin in Orange County, Indiana the son of Wesley and Lula Mae Duke Marshall. He weighed 3 and ¾ pounds at birth. He has lived in Hardinsburg all his life, except for the last five years when he was a resident of Paoli Health and Living.
He attended Hardinsburg school, graduating in 1941. He was a farmer, receiving a deferment during World War II to raise food for the cause. He married Helen Frances Lindley on August 27, 1948 by Rev. Merrill B. McFall in the parsonage of the Methodist Church in Bloomington, Indiana. He was also a factory worker for Smith Cabinet Company and Schmidt Cabinet Company in New Salisbury, Indiana. He was a kind and loving husband and father and a good neighbor. He played many musical instruments during high school and was the leader of the band. He was still playing the piano on Monday, January 4 before his death on January 10, 2016. He loved to play hymns. He especially loved his teacher, Kate Rutherford who taught choral reading. He was a member of Hardinsburg Christian Church for 58 years, serving as deacon for a time.
Mr. Marshall is survived by his wife: Helen Frances Lindley Marshall of Hardinsburg, son: Philip Wayne Marshall of Hardinsburg, adopted daughter: Virginia Woosley of Hardinsburg. He is also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. He has a special friend from the fourth grade, Ralph Mitchell, who is now 93 years old and also in poor health. He was preceded in death by a daughter: Janet Marshall Holsapple, his father: Wesley Marshall, his mother: Lula Duke Marshall, his step-mother: Eunice Veatch Marshall, and his aunt: Lora Marshall Buchanan.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 3:00PM at Hardinsburg Christian Church. Burial will follow in Providence Hill Cemetery, Hardinsburg. Visitation will be Thursday from 1PM-time of service at the church