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Jerry Lee Marshall

05/17/1933 - 09/17/2023


Obituary For Jerry Lee Marshall

Jerry Lee Marshall, 90, of Ft. Mitchell, KY, passed away on September 17, 2023, at Emerald Trace. He was born on May 17, 1933 to the late Walter and Vilma Marshall.

He grew up in Erlanger, KY and graduated from St. Henry High School in 1951. After graduation, Jerry joined the United States Army, where he served in the Korean War from 1953-1956 in the Big Red 1 Battalion.

Jerry married the love of his life, Dorothy, in August of 1956. They settled together in Ft. Mitchell, KY, where they raised 4 children. He worked for 30 years as an iron worker for Local 44 and 372. He retired at a young age, he was an avid golfer with many tournament and championship wins, watching Beechwood and UK sports, drinking Mountain lightening, and spending time with his large family. He was “the salt of the Earth: and will be remembered by his family and friends for his loving and patient nature, as well as being the most stubborn human to ever live.

He was a loving husband and father, is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy Ann Marshall (nee Meyer); his 4 children, Bill (Teresa) Marshall, Greg Marshall, Lisa (Gary) Botkin, and Christi (Darryl) Clare; his 6 grandchildren, Brittany (Tevis) Edwards, Alex (Courtney) Marshall, Tyler (Bri) Marshall, Caitlin (Anthony) Marcum, Matthew (Sarah) Marshall, and Ashley Clare; his 11 great-grandchildren; and his caregiver, Heather Hamilton.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 11AM-12PM at Highland Cemetery Chapel in Ft. Mitchell, KY. A Catholic Blessing will follow the visitation at 12:00PM at the Chapel.

Memorial contributions can be made to: The First Tee of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky 4747 Playfield Ln. Cincinnati, OH 45226-1810.

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