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Obituary of James Allen Marshall

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AIKEN, SC – Captain James Allen “Al” Marshall US Navy (RET.), 83, of Aiken, SC, passed away on February 7, 2024.

He was born in Annapolis, MD, the son of the late CDR James Gilbert Marshall and Mary Emma Allen Marshall. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1962. He entered the Submarine Force, serving on six nuclear submarines, two of which he commanded – USS Shark (SSN591) and Commissioning CO of USS San Francisco (SSN711). He had of tour of duty at BUPERS and was on 7th Fleet Staff Yokosuka, Japan. He was CO of Submarine Base Pearl Harbor and finished his 30-year career as Chief of Staff at COMOPTEVFOR in Norfolk, VA. While there he received a Master of Science degree in Education from Old Dominion University.

After retirement he worked at Savannah River Site for several years. He was also involved with tennis officiating and was a past president of USTA-SC. He was also past president of MOAA.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Phoebe; his son, James Marshall (Andrea); his daughter, Lee Heath (Greg); his sister, Mary Lee Sprague (Herb); grandsons, James and Shannon Marshall, Owen Heath; granddaughters, Lydia and Evelyn Heath; step-grandsons, Andrew, Alexander, and Asher Turpin.

The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com

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