Donald (Don) Hugh Marshall, 78 of Denver, NC passed away unexpectedly, Thursday June 30th, 2022 at his home.
Don was born in Athens, Georgia on December 7th, 1943, to the late Ramey Hugh Marshall and Bessie Lee Marshall. After graduating Athens High School, Don attended the University of Georgia and served in the US Army Reserves for 6 years. He married the love of his life Sharon Lockwood, his high school sweetheart on April 16th, 1966. Don was a successful businessman and worked for RJR Nabisco for many years after retiring he was a founding partner of Bulldawg Marketing, a sports marketing company in Mooresville, North Carolina. Don was an elder and active member at the Home Church in Denver, North Carolina.
Don loved golfing, boating, home improvement projects, working in the yard, volunteering at his church, and the Georgia Bulldawgs. He was a devoted husband, father, and papa, and loved his family with all of his heart. He was a friend to many! To some a mentor, a father figure; he always wanted to help others. He wanted to encourage and lead, and was a sweet fun-loving guy that made everyone laugh.
Don is survived by his wife, Sharon Marshall and brother Henry Lee Marshall (Bibby) and sister Geneva Dillard (Kenneth). His daughter, Donna Johannesen (JJ), and granddaughter Ashley and by son Jake Marshall (Stephanie), and grandsons Ty, Bailey, and Eric and multiple nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00PM Saturday July 9th, 2022 at Home Church at North Lincoln High School Auditorium. 2737 Lee Lawing Road Lincolnton, NC 28092 Family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Donations in Don’s memory may be made to Home Church, 7919 Natalie Commons Drive Denver, NC 28037 or give online www.myhomechurch.cc