In Loving Memory

John Higley Marshall, Jr.

December 6, 1932 - January 9, 2024


John Higley Marshall, Jr., 91 and a longtime resident of Fairhope, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024.  Mr. Marshall was born December 6, 1932 in Sunflower, Alabama. 

Johnny had held many positions in his work career including being a TV and Radio technician, realtor, building inspector, home builder and a champion shrimper and cast net thrower.  He obtained the rank of Corporal in the US Army from May 1953 thru April 1955 in the 536th M.P. Company.  He earned a National Defense Service Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), Good Conduct Medal and was Honorably discharged.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lema Jane Ward and John H. Marshall; siblings, Lorene (Joe) McCants, Lee (Pete) Eagy, Williams “Son” (Georgia) Marshall, Raymond (Claudia) Marshall and Elmer (Nellie) Marshall.

Mr. Marshall is survived by his children, John H. Marshall, III and Ronnie (Rebecca) Marshall both of Fairhope and Ava (Steve) Ingersoll of Orange Beach, AL; his grandchildren, Allyson Marshall, Courtney (Rob) Wilson, Jacob (Brandi) Ingersoll and Audre Ingersoll; his great-grandchildren, Logan Schott, Cait Schott, Cole Wellborn, Andrew Ingersoll, Marian Ingersoll and Kayla Ingersoll; as well as several beloved nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Celebration of life services for Mr. Marshall will begin at 11:00AM, Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00AM. He will be inurned at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials in Mr. Marshall’s memory be made to William F. Green State Veterans Home, 300 Faulkner Drive, Bay Minette, AL 36507.  We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the staff of “G” wing at W. F. Green for their care and for honoring our Dad in his last months on earth.

Expression of condolence for the family may be made at Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family.

1 Comment

  1. Bishop Linda

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. John was a great guy who always looked for the good in everything and everyone. I worked with him many years in the county building department where he treated everyone with a smile and a helping hand. I am sure he will be missed. Linda Bishop


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