Jimmie Charles “J.C.” Marshall, age 78, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away March 23, 2017. He was born July 1, 1938, to Alfred and Mary Marshall. J.C. attended various country schools, at one point having his sister Thelma as his teacher. He graduated 8th grade from the Montevallo School, and later attended the El Dorado Springs School District. Later in life, J.C. earned his GED and even attended college classes to obtain his “A” license in Waste-Water Management.
J.C. was known as a hard worker. He bought his own milk route at age 16. He had a plethora of other jobs throughout life, including driving a truck, working at the lumber yard, and finally retiring from the El Do Wastewater Treatment Plant.
J.C. loved living on a farm and taking care of his beloved cows. He was always a favorite at family gatherings, as he always had a funny story to tell or a joke to share. J.C. enjoyed attending his kids’ and grandkids’ activities, and was looking forward to cheering on his grandson, Landon, this fall during Landon’s college football games. He was definitely Landon’s biggest fan. J.C. was saved and baptized at Union Hall Southern Baptist Church on November 11, 2001. He became an active member and attended faithfully.
J.C. married the love of his life, Janet Mays, on October 3, 1969. They had two children: Tony LaVern and Tandi Jai.
J.C. was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Thelma Forest and Darlene White; brother, Donald Marshall; two infant siblings; and two grandbabies.
Survivors include: his loving wife, Janet; son, Tony Marshall; daughter, Tandi (Dave) Leonard; grandchildren, Misty (Mike) Mullaney, Jon Marshall, and Landon Leonard; great-grandkids, Kaleigh and Kaiden Biby, and Hudson Mullaney; one sister, Shirley (C.B.) Campbell; along with many nieces, nephews, other loved ones and friends.
Funeral services for J.C. Marshall were held on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness), with Pastors Don Barger and Elbert Ford officiating. Burial followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were nephews: Gary Forest, Lindell Marshall, Randy Marshall, Jason Campbell, Mark White, Mark Frieze and Roger Berning. Honorary pallbearers were: Landon Leonard, Jon Marshall, Kaleigh Biby, Kaiden Biby, Misty Mullaney and Hudson Mullaney.