Robert McKinley Marshall, Sr.

Sunrise: July 11, 1935

Sunset: October 7, 2020

Robert McKinley Marshall was born to the late Thomas and Nettie Marshall on July11, 1935 in Portsmouth, Va. “Kinley as he was so affectionately called attended Crestwood High School but dropped out in the 10th grade to marry the love of his life, Marybelle Parker. Together had 10 beautiful children, Brenda (Tracy), Robert, Jr. (deceased), Jacqueline (Milton), Barry (deceased), Gwanda, Delores (Maurice), Blondina (deceased), Wanda, Marlene & Johnny (Joanne). He also had Roxanne (deceased), Robert Earl, Gwanda and Sidney.

Kinley served in the Army for 3 years but his favorite thing to do was to drive long distance trucks. Traveling the world in the military stuck with him, so he decided to continue to travel by driving the tractor & trailer. He truly loved being out there on the road. And coming home talking about the cars he almost ran off the road.

He leaves to cherish his memories 10 of his children, 3 of the 11 siblings, an abundance of grand and great-grand children, Karen Marshall his wife and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Viewing Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Elsie Brown says

    Praying for the family 🙏

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    Phyllis Smith says

    Family, I want to express my deepest sympathy to you all.
    I’m sorry I can not be there. I love you and I’m praying for you.

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    Clementine Marshall Johnson says

    To the family sorry for your loss my God continued to bless you.

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      Pamela Deans says

      To the families u all in my prayers sorry we can’t be together though these times. Senting my love

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    Rachel L Boone says

    Sorry we cant be there but just know we are there we love every last one of you and we miss him dearly

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    Williams, Betty says

    My condolences to the family. Blessing and prays to all of you. ❤

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    Barbara Bynum Stephenson u are in our Prayers says

    To ThE Marshall Family u aways in our prayers Love u all May U All BE BLESSED.

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