Verlin Marshall, age 80 of Gardendale passed away on Monday, June 7th, 2021, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Velma Marshall; wife, Eleanor Carol Marshall; brother, Wilburn Marshall (Barbara); sister, Irene Gannon (Joseph), son, Billy Richardson.
“Verl” as he was known to many, retired after a long career with Goodyear Tires. He later went on to work for Firestone Tires in the lease management department. He loved traveling around the Southeast and always enjoyed being on the go. Papa was the happiest when he was surrounded by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his sisters Janice Namy, Carol Unthank (Calvin); children; Michael Marshall (Susan), Timothy Marshall (Kandi), Jeffrey Marshall, and Keith Marshall (Kelley); grandchildren, Kalan Marshall Sargent (Derek), Paige Richardson, Dylan Marshall (Dena), Ashton Marshall, Libby Marshall Russell (Zach), Haydan Marshall, and Emory Marshall. He was also survived by several great grandchildren.
A visitation and graveside service will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021. The family will receive friends from 11:00-1:00 p.m. with the burial service to immediately follow at Walker Chapel Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 205-849-5000, Fultondale.
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