Name Residence Marshall E. Bagwell, Tucson,AZ Date of Death: 11/11/2006 Notice Marshall Eckert Bagwell Marshall Eckert Bagwell Died in Tucson on November 11, 2006 from complications associated with Parkinson’s disease. He was 89. Born May 12, 1917 in Atlanta, Georgia, he grew up and lived his early life in the South where he attended Riverside Military Academy, The Citadel and Mercer University. He served in the US Coast Guard during WWII and married Dorothy Cranor Joines of High Point, North Carolina in 1944. In 1949, along with their daughter Marsha Lynn, they moved to California where Marshall worked for the US Department of Agriculture for 30 years. He retired to North Carolina and received honors for his work with special education students. After the death of his wife in 2001, he moved to Tucson. Marshall was related to many distinguished Southern families. He was the great-grandson of John Marshall and Mary Grant Marshall, direct decedents of John Marshall the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The Marshall plantation was adjoining that of the family of President George Washington. He was also related to Thomas Henry Eckert, a Kentucky pioneer who operated the first steamboat on the Ohio River; and General John B. Gordon, famous Confederate leader, and a former Governor of Georgia. He is survived by his only child, Marsha Lynn Bagwell, a Broadway actress and an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Arizona. He has family in High Point, North Carolina and many friends in Tucson. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 8, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church at Alvernon and Sixth Street in Tucson.
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