Marshall C. Ferrell
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Marshall C. Ferrell
  • July 16, 1926 - January 23, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Marshall Carr Ferrell, Jr., age 90, peacefully passed away at his home on January 23, 2017. He was born July 16, 1926 in Petersburg, VA to the late Marshall and Anne Maclin Ferrell. Marshall was a U.S. Navy veteran and a graduate of Duke University where he met Isabelle, his wife of 63 years. They moved to Tampa in 1955 where Marshall spent 35 years as an Account Representative for 3M Company. He was a leader for Boy Scout Troop 8 and served many years as Junior Warden at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Marshall loved anything that flew, sailed, had an engine or barked. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His sense of humor and the twinkle in his eye will be greatly missed. Marshall is survived by his wife, Isabelle; daughter Leigh and husband Peter of Portland, Oregon; daughter Lynn and husband Ian of Gainesville, Florida; son, Marshall and wife Anne of Tampa, Florida; six grandchildren; sister Elizabeth Failing; brother, Wilson Ferrell; a large extended family and many friends. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 509 E. Twiggs St., Tampa FL 33602. Interment will take place at a later date in Cashiers, NC. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Andrews Foundation, Church of the Good Shepherd, PO Box 32, Cashiers NC 28717 or Lifepath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa FL 33609.