Billy Gene Marshall Sr., 76
Billy Gene Marshall, Sr., 76, of Wake Forest, died Monday, June 20, 2016 at his home. He was born in Wake County and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1956-1960. Mr. Marshall was the owner and operator or Marshall’s Locksmith Service, Inc. in Raleigh for over 43 years.
Funeral services were held Wednesday June 22, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Entombment was in the Tharrington Family Cemetery.
Mr. Marshall is survived by his wife of 60 years, JoAnne Tharrington Marshall; daughters, Debbie Atkinson and husband, Paul, of Raleigh, and Donna Kaye Marshall of Epps Fork, Va.; son, Billy G. Marshall Jr. of Fuquay-Varina; grandchildren, Ashleigh Anne Atkinson of Knightdale, Amanda Leigh Moody of Butner, Hunter Tharrington Marshall and Greyson Reece Marshall both of Fuquay-Varina; great grandson, Braxton Moody of Butner; sister, Linda Stroud and husband, Phil, of Wake Forest and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Emitt Marshall; his mother, Earnestine Marshall and by step-mother, Eloise Marshall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 3200 Atlantic Avenue, Suite100, Raleigh, NC 27604.