Raymond D. Marshall, 91, passed away Feb. 1, 2008. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Ann Marie; sons, David (Priscilla), Richard and Donald (Dee); daughter, Patty (Bill) Viola, all of Pueblo; brother, Dean (Barbara) Cravey of Henderson, Texas; great-grand buddies, Marcus Gibbs and Benjamin Valdez, Jr.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his sister, Beryl Robinson and brother, Curtis Marshall. Ray was born Jan. 30, 1917, in Harper County, Okla. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He worked for the Pueblo Police Dept., retiring after 29 years of service, and for the Pueblo Sheriff's Department for ten years. Ray attended St. Pius X Parish and was a member of the Pueblo Police Benevolent Association. He enjoyed traveling and fishing trips in his RV. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Deacon Steve Lumbert officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. My dearest friend Patty, I’m sending my deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May God bless you now and always for who you are and for all you’ve done for those around you. You’re Dad will always be with you, he’ll always be a part of you. God keep him safe in his arms until you see him again.

  2. I didn’t know Mr. Marshall that well, but while he was in the hospital, I frequently took him around to his tests. I couldn’t help but get attached to him. He and his wife came to mean a lot to me because they were so appreciative of the work I did. They were always glad to see me, and treated me with great respect and dignity. I was always glad to see them. Mr. Marshall’s eyes would light up when I’d come in his room, and he’d hold my hand like he never wanted to let go. In those moments, I felt like I was making a difference in the world, even if it was just to one person. In those moments, he gave me a sense of purpose. I’m so sad that he’s gone, and I wish I had been there to say goodbye. Mr. Marshall was a sweet old man, and I’m going to miss him. I’ll never forget him. My thoughts are with him and his family, especially his wife. Sincerely, Katie Rice, Transporter, Parkview Medical Center

  3. Our heartfelt condolences to the Family. Ann,Richard,Ray,Don and Patty,please know you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the memories of Dad’s love for life stay forever and the pain of his passing fade. May God Bless You. Love,Lene and Mark Mogavero

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