Obituaries Find A Grave Memorial# 118908797
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Craig George Marshall, age 79, of Springville, Utah, passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, February 28, 2009, from kidney failure. He was born on December 12, 1929, in Minersville, Utah, to Clyde George and Emma Augusta Eyre Marshall. Craig married Shirley Gillies on March 7, 1949. They were blessed with three children, Cheryl, Michael, and Robert. They later divorced and he married Darlene Ewell Jenkins on February 8, 1985.
Craig grew up in Minersville and had many happy memories of days spent there. After his marriage to Shirley, they continued to live in Minersville for a few years and he worked for the railroad. They then moved to Springville where Craig continued to work for the railroad for a number of years. He then went to work for Utah Department of Transportation as a Surveyor and continued that work until his retirement.
He loved hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeler riding and any other activities that he could do with his children and grandchildren. He supported his children and grandchildren in everything they did. His summers were spent attending baseball games. He never missed one of the kids baseball games, sometimes attending five or six games a day.
Craig is survived by his wife Darlene, children: Michael (Roxanne) Marshall of Spanish Fork, Robert (Cathy) Marshall of Springville. Step children: Christine Francis of Irvine California, Douglas (Ronilynn) Jenkins of Orem, Brian Jenkins of Orem, Lynn (Pam) Jenkins of Austin Texas, Bruce (Shari) Jenkins of St. George, and Donald (Bita) Jenkins of Columbia Maryland. He is survived by 20 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Craig is also survived by two sisters Rema Limb of Minersville, and Carla (Bevin) McIntosh of Salt Lake City. He was preceded in death by a daughter: Cheryl Kay Mecham, his parents, sisters: Lucille, Norma, May, Gwen, Geniece, Joan, and brothers: Harold, Hubert, and Alton.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 11:00 am in the Ward Chapel located at 245 S. 600 E. in Springville. Friends and family may call Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wheeler Mortuary, 211 East 200 South in Springville or Thursday at the church one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.