Matthew A. "Bud" Marshall

Class of 1921

1921 PeromaBud Marshall
Bud Marshall

Class Pres. – ’20, ’21; Peroma – ’21; Football -’21; Class Play – ’20; Pres. Athletic Assn. – ’21.
“He never says much but does a lot of talking.”

Matthew A. “Bud” Marshall

October 21,1902 – October 10, 1987

Lifelong Perry community resident Bud Marshall, 84, 712 Sixth street, died at 3 a.m. Sunday at Perry Nursing home.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Christian church. Rev. David Dickinson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home. Casket bearers will be Jerry Dawes, Jack Dolezal, Bill Sheets, Jack Newton, John St. Clair and Lloyd Taulman. Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

Born Oct. 21,1902, at Perry, he was the son of Ed and Fannie Marshall. He was a 1921 graduate of Perry high school.

As a young man, he traveled with the 101 Ranch Wild West Show. Marshall was chief petty officer in the Seabees during World War II.

He and Blanche Henry were married Oct. 31, 1931, at Newkirk.

Marshall operated a plumbing business in Perry prior to his retirement.

Marshall was a member of the First Christian church, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Kehres, Perry; a brother, A. C. Marshall, Perry; two sisters, Mrs. Paul Davis, Oklahoma City; and Mrs. Clyde Johnson, Perry; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.