SALISBURY, Md. - Dorsey E. Marshall Jr. passed away peacefully Sunday, January 13, 2013, at his home in Salisbury, MD. Born in Beaufort, NC, on July 12, 1943, he grew up in Saxis, VA, and graduated from Atlantic High School. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorsey Sr. and Edna Marshall, and his sister, Roxanna Marshall Parks, all of Parksley, VA.
Mr. Marshall served Somerset county and surrounding areas an agent for the State Farm Insurance Companies for 42 years. A longtime resident of Pocomoke City, MD, he was a member of The Gideons International and Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International, which he served as chapter president for many years. He was very active in ministry and pioneered churches including Victory Worship Center and Christian Life Center. He was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and later founded Heartfelt Ministries, International, through which he traveled to many countries as a minister and motivational speaker. A published author, Mr. Marshall was well known for The Success Minute, a daily devotional that reached thousands around the world through email and the internet. He was an avid boater and fisherman who loved traveling, cooking for family and friends, and studying the Bible.
He is survived by his dear wife, Patricia Tull Marshall of Salisbury, MD, as well as
sons Dorsey E. Marshall III (Lori) of Mullica Hill, NJ, and Jeffrey W. Marshall (Jana),
of Salisbury. He had four adored grandchildren, Catherine Anne Marshall, Julia Grace Marshall, Bailey Elizabeth Marshall and Christian Davis Marshall. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He also left behind his beloved beagle, Maggie.
Friends are invited to call on the family Friday, January 18, from 6-‐8 p.m. and Saturday, January 19, 9:30 AM-‐11 a.m. at Holloway Funeral Home. His sons will officiate a service on Saturday at 11 am. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website.