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Bruce A. Marshall

April 10, 1932 August 20, 2018
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Obituary for Bruce A. Marshall

Bruce A. Marshall, 86, of Rockton, IL died at 12:21 p.m., Sunday, August 20, 2018 in his home.

Born April 10, 1932 in Fairbury, Illinois to William “Doc” and Lucille (Griggs) Marshall. He graduated from Fairbury Highschool class of 1950. He worked on the TP&W railroad while in High School, before attending Culver Military Academy. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1952 proudly serving stateside during the Korean War. A graduate of Bradley University Bachelor of Science in Engineering school in 1958.

Rockford and Rockton were his home for the last sixty years of his life where he was married to Sally in November of 1961. He worked at Sundstrand Corporation in numerous departments from 1958 until his retirement in 1991.

His Father, was a Canadian immigrant, and Bruce was proud of his heritage; he spent many summers in Ontario at his lake cottage with family. A longtime member of the American Legion, Kepotah Sportsmans Club and the NRA Bruce enjoyed trap shooting, fishing and spending time with his friends from Kepotah. He loved time with his family and grandchildren and was a strong support of veterans. Although not a deer hunter he enjoyed his time spent with his friends at Deer Camp (Northern Bliss) near Tomah Wisconsin. He always looked forward to his High School reunions in central Illinois, the last that he attended was 2017 for the 67th.

Predeceased by his parents and wife Sally (Sprighlty) Marshall passing June 11, 2018. Survived by his sister Margaret (Marshall) Plumber of Baltimore Maryland; his son’s Ian Marshall, Matthew (Susan) Marshall, grandchildren Sara and Alexander Marshall.

Bruce will be remembered as a loyal and trustworthy husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by many.

Memorial Ceremonies will be held at 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2018 in McCorkle Funeral Home – Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL. Cremation Rites to be Accorded. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 3:00 until time of service Friday.


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Visitation

Friday

31

Aug

3:00 PM 8/31/2018 3:00:00 PM - 4:30 PM 8/31/2018 4:30:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Memorial Ceremony

Friday

31

Aug

4:30 PM 8/31/2018 4:30:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States
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