Marshall D. Abshire

Marshall Dennis Abshire, 70, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.

He was born in Ashford on Nov. 23, 1943, to the late Cecil E. Abshire and Helena Hughes.

In addition to his parents, Marshall was preceded in death by his wife, Kelly Bailey Abshire, and his brother, Billy Ray Abshire.

He is survived by his daughter, Sara Bailey of Pittsburgh, Pa.; granddaughter, Evelyn Kelly Phillips of Pittsburgh, Pa; brothers, Joe E. (Regina) Abshire of Dunbar and J. Michael (Debbie) Abshire of Ocklawaha, Fla.; half-brother, Alan Abshire of Florida; half-sister, Peggy (Bobby) Little of Ashford; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Marshall proudly served in the U.S. Army and was an avid sportsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was a member of Dunbar Church of Christ. He retired from the Black & Decker Service Center with nearly 40 years of service.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar, with Minister Donnie Chapman officiating.

Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

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