Marshall Tyson was the son of the late Lenora Tillman Tyson and Gladys Carter Tyson born July 8, 1943 in Scotland County. He was a United States Army Veteran who proudly served with the 82nd Airborne Division during the Dominican Republic Conflict. Marshall’s working career included 25 years with Clarks Towing, Rea Magnet Wire and then retiring after 16 years of service from the Quality Oil Company. He was a member of the East Laurinburg Church of God and loved reading his Bible. During his leisure time, he enjoyed working in his yard, and tinkering with cars and watching western movies. He loved and cherished his family and sharing time with each of them brought him great joy, especially with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marshall entered his eternal rest on March 20, 2021 at the age of 77.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Marshall Eugene Tyson; brother, Randy Tyson and sisters, Mildred Dean, Pansy Blackwell and Sharon Tyson.
Marshall leaves behind to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 55 years, Carlisa Benton Tyson of the home; daughters, Marsha Lenora Tyson Chavis (Chris), Ginger Tyson Davis (Allen), and Carolyn Diane Tyson (Spencer); brothers, Clarence Jefferson “CJ” Tyson (Ann) and Rev. Richard Tyson (Angie) of Laurinburg; sisters, Norma Jean Tyson Maultsby of Laurinburg and Carolyn Tyson Van Antwerp (Jim) of Pinehurst; grandchildren, Christopher Chavis, Tiffany Tyson, Kristy Blair Chavis, Tad Tyson, Storm Davis, Chelsie Davis, Travis Tyson, Brandon Burdick, Taylor Burdick and Kevin Sanderson; great grandchildren, Justin McKenzie, Jr., Adalyn Daniels, Paisley Davis, Braxton Davis, Lima Tyson, Brody Burdick, Serenity Smiling, Alanna Smiling, Carter Smiling, D’Anthony Smiling, Kayden Smiling, Jayden Smiling, Wyatt Burdick and Serenity Cooper. He is also survived by a host of loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the East Laurinburg Church of God officiated by Rev. Brett Davis. Burial with military honors will follow in Hillside Memorial Park.
A time of visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23rd at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
Covid-19 restrictions require facial mask with social distancing and limited attendance for all services.
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