Phillip Erdie Marshall Jr., 87

Published 11:27 am Monday, November 28, 2022

Phillip Erdie Marshall Jr., 87, of Danville, died November 25, 2022. Born January 21, 1935 in Pulaski, Virginia, he was the son of Phillip Erdie Marshall Sr. and Bella “Woody” Duncan Marshall.
Phillip was a 1954 graduate of Pulaski High School in Virginia and continued his education with a teaching degree at Concord College in West Virginia. He also earned his teachers certificate from Eastern Kentucky University. He taught in several towns including Bristol, Martinsville, and Grundy, Virginia, as well as coaching track and football. He taught at Lincoln County High School in Kentucky and coached football, and substitute taught at Mercer County, Boyle County and Danville Schools. He was a manufacturer’s representative and sales manager respectively for Bassett Furniture and Webb Furniture. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his son, Russell Lee Marshall.
Phillip is survived by his wife, Nancy Marshall of Danville, his son, Todd and his wife Betsy of Atlanta, GA; his grandchildren, Courtney and Tyler Rickard of Kansas City, KS; Hannah Marshall, Isaac Marshall, both of Atlanta, GA, and Chase Marshall, of Lexington, KY; a niece, Beth Whittington of Richland, WA, and nephew, Brooks Kitchen of Gresham, OR.
The funeral service will be held 1 pm, Friday, December 2, 2022 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Visitation will be from 11 am to 1 pm prior to the service. Bro. Tim Mathis will officiate. The online guestbook is available at

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