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You can tell a lot about a company by its’ leader. Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes & Crematory is led by the sole owner and President of the Board of Directors, Charlie Marshall who has 65 years of experience in the funeral industry, land development and community involvement. Charlie Marshall came to south Texas as a young, dedicated and enthusiastic Funeral Director who knew what and where he wanted to be. He has spent his entire life helping people and continues to do so today, still working actively in his family owned business with his children, Bill and Marty. With two facilities, Aransas Pass and Rockport, he serves approximately 500 families a year and you can be assured that each and every family member remembers him, his staff and his facility. He has the ability to inspire people to not only do their best but to strive for better and he applies that ability to each and every endeavor he undertakes. He has served on the Trustee’s Board of his local school district for over 52 years and continues to inspire the children in his community to achieve and excel. He served on the State Board of Morticians longer than any other Texas Director, having served four different governors, Price Daniels, John Connelly, Preston Smith and Dolph Briscoe. He received his 50 year pin from the Texas Funeral Directors Association in 1999. Mr. Marshall was honored on April 1, 2004 by the House of Representatives and his life record was entered into the Congressional Hall of Fame. A community leader who is highly respected and trusted, a successful business man with a proven tract record, and a devoted and knowledgeable funeral director who serves all people with the greatest of respect and dignity. These are the things that make a difference when you choose a funeral home. Welcome to our family.

Charlie Marshall, owner and operator of Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc in Aransas Pass and Rockport since 1949 and developer of land subdivisions in nine (9) Texas counties is the sole owner and President of the Board of Directors for the firm.

Member of the Aransas Pass Independent School Board of Trustees for over fifty two (52) years.

Past President of the Texas Funeral Service Commission; serving under four (4) different Governors during their terms: Price Daniels, John Connelly, Preston Smith and Dolph Briscoe.

July 7, 2013 was proclaimed "Charlie Marshall Day" in both Aransas and San Patricio County. Click to read full article.

Received 50-Year Service Recognition from Texas Funeral Directors Association in 1999.

Founding member of Aransas Pass Associated Charities in 1952 and served as President for over thirty (30) years.

Served on Board of Directors of the Trustee of Overbid Property Trust, which built the Aransas Pass Public Library.

Member and Board of Directors for the Aransas Pass Memorial Tower Committee.

Past President of the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce.

Received Aransas Pass Citizen of the Year Award in 1972.

Received Murl Smith Award in 1981.

Received Veterans of Foreign Wars Good Citizenship Award in 1965.

Received Certificate of Honor from the Oddfellow and Rebekah lodge of Aransas pass in 1980.

Received Certificate of Merit & Recognition for thirty (30) years of service from the Aransas Pass High School Alumni Association.

Former member of San Patricio county Public Affairs Committee.

Former Board of Directors of San Patricio County TB Committee and San Patricio County Red Cross.

Former Board of Directors of the San Patricio County Juvenile Committee.

Served on the Board of Directors for Prairie View Cemetery Association since 1960.

Former Board of Directors of Live Oak Country Club.

Life member of Ingleside Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Member of Aransas Pass Masonic Lodge #1018 since 1949.

Served on the original Aransas pass City Charter Committee.

Received award for thirty (30) years of service from Aransas County EMS Services, Inc.

Honorary Citizen of Ft. Worth in 1967.

First United Methodist Church Building Committee in 1959.

Past President of 20-30 Club of Aransas Pass.

Board of Directors for Aim Hospice.

Charlie Marshall Elementary School named in his honor in 1997.

Award given by the Aransas Pass High School Panther Band for outstanding support and generous contributions.

Received award from the Rockport American G.I. Forum #324 in appreciation for outstanding contributions to veterans for over 49 years.

Received the Joe B. Brown Memorial Award presented by the Texas Ambulance Association for humanitarian contributions to his community.

Received award from the Texas Funeral Directors Association for 60 years of sercive to his community through funeral directing.

Letters of Recognition and Appreciation from :

  Texas Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pete Laney
 
  Dean of Texas Senate, Carlos Truan
 
  President George Bush
 
  Texas House of Representatives Judy Hawley
 
  Governor George W. Bush
 
  U.S. Senator Phil Gramm
 
  U.S. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa
 
  Texas Lt. Governor Bob Bullock
 
  Texas House of Representatives Gene Seaman
 
  U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson
 
  Governor Rick Perry
 
  Texas Lt. Governor Ben Barnes
 
  Texas Lt. Governor Preston Smith
 
  Governor John Connelly
 
  Commanding Officer of U.S.S. Inchon, R.K. Gallagher, U.S. Navy
 
  Aransas County Judge Glen Guillary
 
  Aransas County Judge Agnes Hardin
 
  Home Port Lulac # 4723
 
  Rockport American G.I. Forum
 
  Aransas Pass Lions Club
 
  San Antonio Cemetery Association

 

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