Austin Morris Marshall, Jr., 59, passed peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2014. He was born November 25, 1954, in Roanoke, Virginia.
He attended the public schools of Roanoke and graduated from William Fleming High School. He had previously worked for United Parcel Service for over 20 years and was working daily at Fralin & Waldron, Inc. through his employment with the Labor Ready Agency.
Austin was preceded in death by his parents, Austin Marshall, Sr. and Estelle Marshall; aunts, Mozelle Walton, Margie Walton, Georgianna Walton and uncle, William Walton.
Austin is survived by a daughter, Angela Honaker and her husband, Heath of Roanoke, Virginia; a son, Andre Marshall of Roanoke, Virginia; a sister, Stephanie Grinage of Plain Field, New Jersey; a niece, Tiffanie Grinage of Jersey City, New Jersey; a nephew, Jonathan Grinage of Georgetown, Kentucky; a grand-nephew, Jonathan Grinage, Jr. of Georgetown, Kentucky; an aunt, Bertelle Shephard of Glendale, Arizona; and numerous cousins and relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations, 4922 Valley View Boulevard, N. with Reverend Thomas Penn officiating. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.Send Flowers
To Stefanie and family, sincere sympathy in your loss. “Babe Brother” and I were playmates on Grayson Ave in the early 1960s when I lived with my grandmother, Mrs. Young. Saddened by his passing. My wife, Sherry, joins me in expressing our condolences to you all.