WINSTON-SALEM - James “Tree” Robert Marshall, 62, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 at his home. He was born January 21, 1959 in Forsyth County to the late Robert “Bob” Marshall and Betty Marshall Lewis.
Mr. Marshall was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after many years of service. Currently, he worked for Marquis Furniture in High Point.
Mr. Marshall had a deep passion for volunteering and servicing his community. He served for decades as a volunteer fire fighter with multiple stations throughout Forsyth County. One of his most treasured activities was spent coordinating The Young at Heart Senior Program at Woodlawn Baptist Church where he was also a Trustee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bob Marshall, his stepfather Harry Lewis and his grandson, Jacob. Surviving are his wife, Juanita McNeal Marshall; mother, Betty Marshall Lewis; sons Rusty McNeal and Jeremy McNeal; grandchildren, Nate, Kailey and Kolton; sisters, Joyce Marshall Moose and husband Don, Laura Marshall Davis and husband Brad; nieces Jamie, Brittany and Jade; nephew, Troy.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Hayworth Miller Kernersville Chapel. Burial will follow at Walkertown First Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Hayworth Miller Kernersville Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Woodlawn Baptist Church, 3201 N. Main Street, High Point NC 27265.
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