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Robert Edward Marshall Jr.

Mr. Robert Edward Marshall Jr. of Halifax died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was born in Danville on Sept. 7, 1934 and was 78 years of age.  He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Edward Marshall Sr. and is survived by his mother, Wilmoth Layne Marshall, of Danville. He is also survived by his wife, Joyce Witt Marshall.

Mr. Marshall was a U. S. Navy veteran and was retired as a meat department manager with Winn Dixie.

In addition to his wife and mother, survivors include one son, Michael Marshall, and Peggy of Halifax; one daughter, Tammy Marshall, of Halifax; three grandchildren, Joshua Marshall and Nicole of Halifax, David Marshall of Georgia and  Robert Marshall and Cheryl of Halifax; two great-grandchildren, Seth Marshall  and Belah Bruno; and one sister, Lucy Adkins, of Ringgold.

Funeral services for Mr. Marshall will be held Friday, April 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Vance Midgett officiating.  Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home, Thursday, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. and other times at his home, 3212 Mountain Road, Halifax.

Online condolences may be directed www.powellfunerals.com

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.