Stephen J. Marshall

Born: Tue., Sep. 3, 1946
Died: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Location: Woodsfield

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Location: Woodsfield

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     Stephen J. Marshall, 72, of Marietta, Ohio (formerly of the Marr Community) passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the O’Bleness Hospital, Athens, Ohio.

     He was born in Marietta, Ohio on September 3, 1946 a son of the late Paul and Bernice Winland Marshall.

     Steve was a 1964 graduate of the Stafford High School, Stafford, Ohio; a graduate of the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; and a graduate of UEI, Akron, Ohio. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Steve was also a former employee of Texas Instruments and a retired environmental specialist for the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 10, Marietta, Ohio. 

     Steve enjoyed spending time with family, going out to eat, playing with his dogs, and mowing the yard.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Melody Moore and a niece Jamie Gehrig.

     Surviving are his fiancé Melissa Males of Marietta, Ohio; three brothers, Greg (Catherine) Marshall of Graysville, Ohio, Mike (Julie) Marshall of Graysville, Ohio, Kevin (Rhonda) Marshall of Lewisville, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Eugene Moore of Jerusalem, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; his fiancé’s brothers, Mitch (Carrie) Males of Loveland, Ohio and Jeff Males of Bartlett, Ohio.

     Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 with Charlie Hercher officiating.

     Burial will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Graysville, Ohio.

     Memorial contribution may be made to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, 90 Mt. Tom Road, Marietta, Ohio 45750.      


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Betty & Jim Mercer
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Melissa and the Marshall family, you all have our deepest sympathy in the passing of Steve. He was a great guy, that loved his family dearly. His sister Melody also passed in the month of February in 2010. Great family.God Bless you all.

Barbara Reischman
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
My deepest sympathies in your time of loss. Sending prayers of comfort.

Jerry l mayle
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Was a very good guy and a great friend. Will miss Steve very much

Jim & Darlene Fleeman
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
We are so very sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Hearts are broken but memories will live forever. God be with you all and strengthen you during this very sad time.

Melody Carney
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Love you Melissa. Wish I could be there.

Myrtle and Ronnie Smith
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.

Matt and Sharon (Gardner) Gillespie
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
When I received the news that you had passed, I was in complete shock. It seems like just yesterday that you and Melissa came to our wedding. I was so happy to see you, but didn't think it would be the last time. You've always been special to our family and to so many around us. I've been thinking a lot about the past and remember so many stories and the good times. There are so many times that I wish we were all back at your house having a hog roast, making roasted corn and that "famous" hairy buffalo. I will never forget the first time I saw you make it, you just added whatever you had in the house. :)

Well, you're up there with the angels, now. I hope they have as much fun as we did so many years ago.

Love you my dear friend!!

Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Musuem
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Stephen J. Marshall, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Stephen J. Marshall, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Sharon Ceckitti
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019

PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent by Tablers and Ceckittis.

With Our Thoughts and Prayers to Steve and Melissa and Family and Friends. May You Rest In Peace, Steve knowing you are loved and missed. Davey and Evalena Tabler and Family Sharon (Tabler) and Bob Ceckitti and Family

Doug and Mary Parks
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Our deepest sympathies of Steve's passing. This guy will never be forgotten
Steve never met a stranger, very willing to help anyone. A great friend and coworker. Our prayers for Melissa and the Marshall family. God Bless All of You.

David Rinkes
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
My sympathy goes to the Family Members of Stephen, I am one of the Lay Preachers in Lebanon UMC and he has been on the prayer list for a good while at the church. Again Remember he is in a better place now with the Lord which has his loving arms around him now.

Gale Reneau
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
I was very shocked and sad when I heard you had passed. You were my best friend since I met you when you were going to U.E.I. I tried to see you as often as I could and we talked several times a year. Last I seen you and Melissa was at my daughter (your God-daughters) wedding. I am very sorry that due to family problems I lost touch the last 2 years, I did not even know you were ill. I will miss you so very much. our deepest, heartfelt sympathies to Melissa and steve's family. Our prayers are with you Gale & Larry

Steve and Kathy Bishop
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
So very sorry, thoughts and prayers.

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Melissa and Marshall Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of Steve. He cam from an awesome family of good, down to earth hard working people. I never saw him that he did not have a smile on his face and enjoying life. May God's Blessing be with all of you.
In Christian Love, Pandora

Jo Ann Sefert
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Mike and Kevin,, so sorry for your loss, you are in my prayers

Steve Workman
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss.

Bill Rose
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Melissa and the Marshall Family. I was sadden to hear of the passing of my good friend and co worker. Steve was such a good person. Hard to find a better friend. Melissa you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Steve will be missed. I can say with certainity that my life has been better because Steve was in it along with you Melissa. God Bless Bill

Roberta Myers
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
What a wonderful tribute to a wonderful, kind man. To Melissa and Steve's dear brothers, I will never be able to express my grief with my words like the deep love my heart feels. God bless each of you family members.

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