Mr. Waldo B. Marshall II
June 5, 1928 – July 28, 2021
Waldo Brown “Bud” Marshall, II, age 93, of Greencastle, PA, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, with his beloved wife June by his side at Chambers Pointe, Chambersburg, PA.
Born June 5, 1928, in Staunton, Virginia, he was the son of the late Waldo B. and Elizabeth Vint Marshall.
Bu graduated from Warren County High School, Front Royal, VA in 1946. He then graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.
Bud served in the United States Air Force as an officer during the Korean War. He also completed further education in electronic, cryptography and law studies.
He was a registered engineer in the state of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware.
Bud and June moved Greencastle, PA in 1953, at which time he began working at Fairchild Aircraft Division as a Structural Engineer. After that, he had a private engineering practice for many years. In 1962, he joined J. Schoeneman “Stanley Company” and was employed there as Senior Vice President until 1980. He then was employed by Hart Schaffner & Marx, Chicago, IL, Biltwell Inc. St. Louis, MO, and After Six, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA until 1987. He was also a Consulting Engineer for the United States government. He then operated Marshall Apparel Consultants, Inc. until he finally retired in 2001.
Bud unselfishly served his community throughout the years in many ways. He was active with the Boy Scouts as a Leader, Greecastle Rotary and was a Mason and member of the Mt. Pisgah Lodge. Bud was the First President of Kauffman Station Ruritan. He was an active member of the Greencastle Presbyterian Church for 68 years. Bud served as President of Habitat for Humaity, Chambersburg and served on the Greencastle Shade Tree Commission. He was a Master Gardener serving for many years and most notably supporting young children to learn gardening.
Bud enjoyed working in his garden, traveling the world with his wife, woodworking and had an appreciation for great food and even better wine.
Bud is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, June Blevins Marshall. They met playing tennis at the Officer’s Club in Bellville, IL at Scott Air Force Base in 1951. They were married in October 1951 at the Methodist Church in Front Royal, VA.
Surviving are his four children; Anne, Andrew, Jane and James as well as 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many close and loving friend and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Elizabeth Jones; and his father and mother-in-law, Andrew & Vivian Blevins.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 7th at 1:00 PM at Greencastle Presbyterian Church, 57 W. Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA with Reverend Dr. Robert Cook officiating.
Spreading of his cremated remains will be private at a later date at Moss Spring Cemetery.
The Marshall Family wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers of Heritage in Home Care, Spirit Trust Lutheran and Chambers Pointe at Menno Haven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greencastle Presbyterian Church Pew Fund or a charity of your choice.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Mr. Waldo B. Marshall II
July 30, 2021
If being a kind, caring and giving man is what it takes to gain entry into Heaven, I have no doubt that Mr. Marshall is there now walking with his Heavenly Father. I was blessed to have spent many years with the Marshall family as a young teen, always welcomed with kindness into Mr. Marshall's home. To the family, my sincere condolences and love. I will always remember Mr. Marshall fondly.