Paul M. Marshall Jr, 94, died Saturday August 8, 2019 at his home, The Springs in Whitefish, MT. Paul was born November 16, 1924 in Eldon, MO and raised in Kansas City, MO. He was a WWII veteran and flew P-38’s and P-51’s in the Pacific theater. After the war, he returned and married Phyllis Ahl. He graduated from Kansas State University where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Paul was in fertilizer sales for most of his career in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. He is a past president of the Illinois Fertilizer Association. Paul was a long time Rotarian and past president of multiple Rotary clubs. He was awarded the honor of Kentucky Colonel by the governor of Kentucky. He was a long time member of the Central Christian Church of New Albany, IN. Paul loved flying and flew for over 60 years. He also loved model railroading.
Paul was preceded in death by Phyllis, his wife of 54 years; his parents Paul and Coreen, and brother Allen.
His is survived by his three children, Paul and his wife Lee, Barbara Traina and her husband Bob, Jim and his wife Beth, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. A celebration of Paul’s life will be held on October 1, at 1:00 p.m. at The Springs in Whitefish. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at www.buffalohillfh.com to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory caring for the family.
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