John Nicklos Marshall, age 88, of Pine Ridge, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on Sunday, November 2, 1930 to Herman Paul and Irene Risenhoover Marshall in Pine Ridge, Arkansas.
John served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorable discharged in December 1953. After the service, John began a 30 year career working at Hampton Bakery. He loved going fishing on the Ouachita River and setting trout lines. John in his younger years enjoyed playing basketball and as the years went by he started watching and going to games. John loved the Lord and was a member of the Oden Baptist Church. John was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his girl friend, Lorene Beck; two brothers, D.L. Marshall and Hollis Marshall.
John is survived by his one son and daughter in law, Michael and Margarette Marshall of Pine Ridge; his brothers, Billy Bob Marshall of El Dorado, Arkansas and Louis Marshall of Pine Ridge; two sisters, Gennell Tutt of Point, Texas and Herma Jean Rayle of Cameron, West Virginia; four grandchildren, Jennifer Cronin of Fort Smith, Joshua Peters of Fort Smith, Ericka Vassar of Lavaca, and Tiffany Marshall of Jacksonville, Arkansas; five great grandchildren, Anthony Ward, Brian Ward, Ivy Cronin, Alex Cronin and Kenzi Vassar; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be general before the service.