Channing K. Marshall, retired engineer
Mr. Channing K. Marshall, 86, of Georgetown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
Mr. Marshall was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Bristol, N.H. to the late Clifford and Emma Cunningham Marshall. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a brother, Lyman.
Channing was employed by United Engineers as a superintendent of engineers for approximately 30 years. He helped build the Indian River and Beesley’s Point power plants. He was also a member of the carpenters union for 50 years. He loved all sports, especially golf and skiing. His favorite team was the New England Patriots. He played semi-pro baseball and was offered contracts by both the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds. He was a great husband, father, grandfather, and person who will be missed.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Dorothy Gannon Marshall; daughters, Linda Joines and her husband Lee, and Janet Perone and her husband John; grandchildren, Jonathon Joines, Shannon Joines, Rachel Barbagello and her husband Gregg, John Perone Jr., Channing Perone and his wife Allie and Allison Perone; great-granddaughter, Isabella; siblings, Robert, Barbara, Ethel, Ann and Frances. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior. Pastor Bob Hudson will officiate. Burial will follow at Millsboro Cemetery.