Oscoda County Herald

Douglas Melvin Marshall

Died October 22, 2021

Douglas Melvin Marshall, age 78, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021.

Douglas was born February 17, 1943, in St. Johns, Michigan, to the late Melvin Marshall and Irene Griggs.

Douglas married Beverly, and they had 4 children: Kevin, Julie, Melanie, and Robert. Douglas worked in the forestry industry, Foster Oil, Luzerne gas station, Northern Sporting Goods, Fred Bears, Mio Cabinets, and Cooper Standard. Douglas loved being outdoors: he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, raising beagles, gardening, bird watching, and taking pictures of the Wilderness. He also enjoyed spending time with friends and family and going to the casino.

Douglas is survived by his children: Julie (Mark), Melanie (Jim), and Robert; his siblings: David & Linda Marshall, Mark & Sandy Willobee, Sue Crampton, Mark & Rochelle Willobee, Jody & Barb Willobee, Jeff & Barb Willobee, and Sandy & Pat Sposato; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Douglas was preceded in death by his father Melvin Marshall, his mother Irene Griggs (Willobee), his father Edward “Ted” Willobee, his son Kevin D. Marshall, his grandson William Tyler Reese, and his brother-in-law Dick Crampton.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Kittle Hall (Elmer Township Hall, 863 W. Kittle Rd., Mio, MI  48647) from 1 – 4 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to the Luzerne Fire Department.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, Michigan.