Everett Marshall

Everett was born Aug 27, 1917 to Minnie and Tom Marshall in Porterville Calif.

He grew up and went to Porterville High School were he met his wife of 68 years Georgia Cunningham. They married Dec 28, 1940 in Kingman Arizona.

They had two children, Raymond Thomas Marshall and Patricia Carolyn Marshall.

Everett went into the Army Jan. 11, 1940 as a CB and served in the Asiatic Campaign, Philippine Liberation in the Guadalcanal area during World War II. Everett received the Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal TWX, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal and Philippine Liberation Ribbon and was honorably discharged Dec 24, 1945. Everett also retired from the US Forest Service and worked in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara Calif.

Everett and Georgia owned the Zephyr Cove Riding Stables after purchasing it from Don and Noni James and ran it about 12 years, during the winter months when the stables were not open they would go to Mexico. Everett learned how to dive for oysters from the local oyster divers. He enjoyed he went to school to learn to scuba dive. He would ask his teacher why he never had a partner his own age; the teacher told him that there was no one his own age!

Everett is survived by his wife Georgia Marshall, son Ray Marshall, daughter Patty Marshall; granddaughters Denise A. Quiroga and her husband Hector Quiroga and Dana A. Olivera; grandsons Raymond A. "Tony" Marshall & wife Megan Marshall & Austin Crouch. Great-grandchildren R. Ray King, Natasha, Brandon and Nyah Olivera, Leighton Williams, Tallon, Orion and Remington Marshall

He is loved and missed by his family and all who knew him.


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