David Gary Marshall (Keg Leg) was born December 28th 1946 and passed on into the Kingdom of Heaven on October 30, 2019. His Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM Friday the 8th at Letitia Baptist Church.
He was born in Matador, Texas and spent his early years growing up there and then moved to Oklahoma City and finished out his schooling there. He joined the Army in August of 1969 where he traveled the world and served for a short time in Vietnam. While in the military he was a Golden Glove Kick Boxing Champion. He met the love of his life Claudia in 1972 and they were married on April 14th 1972. They had 3 amazing daughters who were the apples of his eye. He was an E6 when he was medically discharged in 1982, but continued serving his country by driving busses for soldiers and cooking at the VFW on weekends. He also provided for his family by working in an oil refinery. After being medically discharged he finally had the time to focus on some of his greatest passions which were cars and motorcycles. He loved all aspects of cars from working on them to racing them. He instilled these passions onto his children and even his grandchildren.
David never met a stranger, he loved helping people and socializing. His greatest passion of all was his ever growing family. He loved spending quality time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to have known him.
He was survived by his wife Claudia Marshall. His daughter Diana Marshall, his daughter Melanie Smalls and her husband William Smalls, his daughter Samantha Newhouse and her husband Brandon Newhouse. He was also survived by 9 grandchildren Talia, Brittany, Marissa, Dominique, Caiden, Tatum, Sabrina, Cambrie, and Braylee. He was also survived by 6 great grandchildren Khyler, Gabriel, Khloe, Aria, Rowan, and Brantley.
Donations on David's behalf can be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association. Plants or Flowers should be sent to Ritter-Gray Funeral home or Letitia Baptist Church.
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