AMerican Veteran 11

Adam Marshall

February 24, 1947 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 73)

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Adam “Baybunch” Marshall, age 73, of Auburn passed away with his family by his side on Monday, February 8, 2021 at his Auburn home.

Mr. Marshall was born on February 24, 1947 in Martin, Kentucky to Jeff “Chigger” Marshall and Mary Jane (Noble) Marshall.  He graduated from Knott County High School.

He married Alean Watson on August 27, 1966 in Virginia.  She resides in Auburn.

Mr. Marshall honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970 serving in the 181st and the 51st Transportation Battalions in Germany.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Metal and the Army Expert Marksmanship M-14 Badge.

He worked for 53 years at Ball Brass and Aluminum Foundry in Auburn from 1966 until his retirement in 2019.  He was an extremely hard worker and he was well liked by everyone.  He was a member of the Auburn American Legion.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting and time on the porch with family and friends he liked to refer to as “porch talks”.  He also liked doing yardwork and he especially liked helping Alean with her flowerbeds.  He was a huge Kentucky Basketball fan and he loved spending time with his family and his grandkids.  He especially like watching the grandkids play their different sports.  He will be greatly missed!   

Survivors include: 

His wife of 54 years; Alean Marshall of Auburn.

Son and daughter-in-law; Shane and Darla Marshall of Auburn.

Daughter; April Dobson and Rachel Martin of Auburn.

7 grandchildren; Dacoda Marshall, Tarrin Marshall, Darin Green, Bryce Dobson, Myles Dobson, Audra Martin and Hayley Martin.

Brother; Homer Marshall of West Unity, Ohio.

Brother and sister-in-law; Jeff Jr. and Paula Marshall of Chino, California.

Sister and brother-in-law; Kanzia and Jerry Hamilton of Kendallville.

Sister-in-law; Gilla Ann Miller of Hardshell, Kentucky.

Sister-in-law; Mary Lois Jacobs of Pippa Passes, Kentucky.

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Rex and Lydia Watson of Hicksville, Ohio.

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Roy and Susie Watson of Crossville, Tennessee.

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Coy and Kathy Watson of Crossville, Tennessee.

Sister-in-law; Neva Lee Dias and Dennis Fahlsing of Garrett.

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Cliff and Joyce Watson of La Quinta, California.

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law; Johnnie and Jeanie Watson of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky.

Sister-in-law; Wanda Pirani and Larry Childres of Hindman, Kentucky.

Sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Judy and Claude Conley of Hindman, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter; Lisa Maria Marshall, grandson; Crofus Dobson, 4 brothers; Herman Marshall, George Marshall, Herman Patton and Wils Patton, sister; Nancy Flynn, 8 infant brothers and sisters, 4 brothers-in-law; Burnis Jacobs, Howard Dias, Aziz Pirani and James Flynn and 4 sisters-in-law; Bessie Marshall, Kansas Marshall, Brenda Gayheart and Janice Watson.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

Memorial donations may be directed to the DeKalb County Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler, Indiana 46721.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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