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Vincent Lee Marshall "L.J."

August 4, 1933 ~ March 15, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Vincent “L.J.” Marshall departed this life on March 15, 2021, at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, LA.  He was 87 years old and a longtime resident of Plaquemines Parish, La.  He was born on August 4, 1933, in Wilcox County, Alabama to the late Andrew and Fannie Marshall Sr.  


Vincent leaves to cherish his memory to his loving wife, Janie Riley Marshall and step – son, Darren Riley Sr.  Grandfather of Latonya, Tamara, and Veronica Miller, Darren Jr., Darvin, Daron and Sadie Riley, Tierney Merrick, and Tarajanae Avist.  Great – grandfather of Honesty and Darren III.  He is the godfather of Bobbie Smith, Ray Byron Marshall, and Songya Jones Isidore.  Devoted friend of Mancil Duncan, and devoted uncle of Fueralla McNair, Ronnie Marshall, and Ray Black.
He is preceded in death by his children, Michael and Cora Lee Miller.  His siblings, Authur Lee Marshall, Benny Marshall (Mary), Andrew Marshall (Sadie), Sim Marshall (Rose), Bernadine Black (Joe), Olean MacArthur (Joe), Flora Chestang (Carlen), and Corine Lewis (Leroy).


LJ, was baptized at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Sunrise, LA., and served as a deacon for many years until his passing.  He was a self - employed welder and was well known throughout Plaquemines Parish for his excellent work, kind heart, and gentle spirit.  He also served his community by way of Second Harvest Food Bank.  
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend celebration of life services on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church located at 33800 HWY 11, Buras, La., at 11 a.m.  The limited visitation will begin at 9 a.m.  Pastor Ronald Singleton officiating and interment will follow at First Mt. Zion Memorial Park in Empire, La.  


Due to COVID – 19, EVERYONE in attendance MUST wear a facemask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing.  


Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA – 23, BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037 (504) 208 – 2119

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 27, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Pilgrim Rest Community Center
33800 Highway 11
Buras, LA 70041

Celebration of Life
Saturday
March 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Pilgrim Rest Community Center
33800 Highway 11
Buras, LA 70041

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