W. Alan Marshburn

Published 12:47 pm Friday, November 4, 2016

W. Alan Marshburn

November 2, 2016

William Alan Marshburn, 81, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

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The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Ken Davidson officiating. Interment will follow at Brinson Cemetery with his grandchildren serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. Memorial donations may be made to: Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, 1350 Cox Avenue, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

William Alan Marshburn was born August 11, 1935, in Jacksonville, NC, the son of Elizabeth Cavenaugh Bowermaster. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and retired from Bainbridge State Hospital.

Alan enjoyed working. Most people will remember him at his most recent job as a delivery driver for Pizza Hut. He loved the outdoors and especially working with his chickens and goats. Children always made him smile.

Survivors include his children, Frankie Funderburke and her husband, David, Charlie Marshburn and his wife, Nikie, Jamie Marshburn, Jennifer Landrum and her husband, Wally, and Zoe Stewart all of Bainbridge, Stuart Calhoun, Cindy Wimpee and Liz Hawkins of Texas; his nine grandchildren and his two great-grandchildren. Alan was preceded in death by his parents and son, William Alan “Marty” Marshburn,