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Richard "Dick" Marshall

March 21, 1934 — February 9, 2023

Vandalia, Ohio

MARSHALL, Richard C., age 88 of Vandalia, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2023 at his residence.  Dick was born March 21, 1934 in Tokyo, Japan, son of the late George H. and Josephine Marshall.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a retired Captain with the Dayton Police Department where he served for 26 years.   Preceded in death by his wife, Joan W. Marshall in 2018 and daughter-in-law, Tina Marshall in 2001, Dick is survived by one son, Greg Marshall of Vandalia; one daughter, Barb & husband Dave Okonski of WI; grandchildren, Sean (Victoria), Kyle, Tim, Morgan, and Alex and fiancé, Autumn; great-grandchildren Dylan, Ryan, Kayleigh, Colm and Avi and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home 139 S. Dixie Dr. Vandalia on Thursday evening from 5 to 7pm.  Graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, February 17 at Polk Grove Cemetery, 9190 Frederick Pike, Dayton, OH 45414 with Rev. Michael Malcosky officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Vandalia-Butler Food Pantry in Dick’s memory.  To share an online condolence with the family please visit


Vandalia-Butler Food Pantry
345 James Bohanan Dr, Vandalia, OH 45377, Vandalia OH 45377

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home

139 South Dixie Drive, Vandalia, OH 45377

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Friday, February 17, 2023

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