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Thomas Marshall


March 29, 1946
August 16, 2017

Visitation 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 21, 2017 - IrvinMacz Funeral Home, Centralia
Funeral 12:00 p.m., Monday, August 21, 2017 - Irvin Macz Funeral Home, Centralia

Thomas “Tom” Marshall, 71, of Centralia, passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. Thomas was born March 29, 1946, the son of Thomas H. and Dolores (Hawkins) Marshall in Centralia, Illinois. He married Doris “Jean” (Becker) on December 16, 1967, in Centralia, IL.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife, Jean Marshall of Centralia; devoted children, Tonya Jean Stevenson and husband Joel of Portland OR, Thomas Jeffry Marshall of TX, Rhonda Marsh of FL, David Keith Marshall of Centralia; 13 precious grandchildren; 15 cherished great-grandchildren.

Tom is preceded in death by both his parents; sister, Patsy Murphy, Sandra Phiester, Dolores Darlene McCoy; one infant son; and one grandson.
Mr. Marshall served our country in the United States Army during Vietnam War time. Although he did not deploy he was willing and desired to do so. Thomas was an assistant manager of a Paint Store in Clarktson, WA, for many years, and continued on to be a Health Tech for Warren G. Murray Center. He was a member at Eternity Baptist Church where he truly loved his church family. Mr. Marshall enjoyed fishing for catfish, watching game shows, and being a member of the American Legion in Centralia. Tom loved his dog, Caesar, his friends, and treasured his family. He will be remembered as a loving father and husband.

Celebration of life services will be held at noon, Monday, August 21, 2017 at Irvin Macz funeral home with Pastor Karl Barnfield officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park with military rites being accorded by the Centralia American Legion Post #446 and the V.F.W. Post #2055. Friends and family are respectfully invited to visiting hours at the funeral home on Monday August 21, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. till the time of service. The family asks that you consider in Tom’s memory memorial contributions to the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the care of Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. On-line condolences and memories of Tom may be shared with the family at