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1948 Robert 2023

Robert "Lynn" Marshall

June 23, 1948 — November 24, 2023


The D.O.T. Legend “The Sheriff” and our hero Robert “Lynn” Marshall of Taylorsville went to work the streets of gold on Friday November 24, 2023, at his home surrounded by loved ones at the age of 75 after an extended illness. He was born to the late John Thurmond and Elma Clanton Marshall on June 23, 1948. Lynn retired as a supervisor from the D.O.T. after 43 years. During his free time, he enjoyed farming, watching the Braves, Carolina Tar Heel Basketball, the news, NASCAR and listening to WTLK/B86.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Steve Marshall. 

Those left to cherish his memories is his wife of 53 years Mima Jean Fox Marshall, two sons, Jody Marshall (Paula) and Stacy Marshall, grand-daughter Sadie, aunt Mary Helen Lackey, cousin Jeff Marshall, a friend like a brother Fred Smith, and his dogs Scooter and OJ

Visitation for Lynn will be held Monday November 27, 2023, in the sanctuary at East Taylorsville Baptist Church from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held Tuesday November 28, 2023, in the sanctuary at East Taylorsville Baptist Church at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in the Mt. Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Jamie Steele and Clay Lunsford will officiate. Jimmy Cook, Lindsay Deal, Jerry Hefner, Jeremey Hiatt, Steven Jolly, and Albree Wike will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Wike, Fred Wike, Blake Bowman, Andy Bumgarner, Robert Chapman, Randy James, Bobby Johnson, Gary Hagen, John Cook, David Land, Dennis Johnson, Lester Bentley, Cole Gurley, Scotty Abernathy, and Rick Bostian.

Donations may be made to Alexander Hospice at 50 Lucy Echerd Ln, Taylorsville, NC 28681. The family would like to give a special thanks to Alexander Hospice for the care they have given them during this time and will be donating a Christmas Tree to hospice in honor of Lynn. 


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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