James Marshall Sr.


Mr. James Thomas Marshall Sr., 60, a resident of Birdsnest, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Cheriton, he was the son of the late Zack Marshall and the late Barbara Ann Belote Marshall. James was a jacks-of-all-trades.

He is survived by his loving companion, Barbara Moore, of Birdsnest; two children, Joseph Marshall, of California, and Etta Brady and her husband, Justin, of Cape Charles; a grandson, J.J. Brady Jr.; two brothers, Raymond Marshall and his wife, Bonnie, of Cheriton, and Robert Marshall and his wife, Debbie, of Machipongo; four sisters, Betty Downing and her husband, Marty, of Birdsnest, Irene Collins, of Nassawadox, Brenda Leontieff and her husband, Peter, of Capeville, and Jo Ann Lewis and her husband, Vance, of Cheriton; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; Sean Summers, whom he loved like a son; and his two best friends, Pat Wise and Elisha Killian. He was predeceased by a son, J.T. Marshall Jr.; two brothers, Wayne Marshall and Ricky Marshall; and a sister, Bonny Sue Selby.

A Celebration of Life service was conducted Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Doughty Funeral Home, with Pastor Rob Kelly officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.
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