---- — Raymond Marshel, 95, of Sims, died 9:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Way Fair Restorium in Fairfield.
He was born Aug. 6, 1918, in Sims, the son of Jess and Lottie Miller Marshel. He married Mildred and she preceded him in death in 2002.
He was a plaster. and member of Sims Christian Church He was an Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by son, Bill and wife Mary Marshel of Fairfield; daughters, Donna and Wayne Talbert of Sims and Vickie and Lonnie McClain of Iuka; sister, Alberta Wells Johnson of Iowa; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one daughter; three brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sims Christian Church with the Rev. Jay Vineyard and Jacob Talbert officiating. Burial will be at Thomason Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City.
Richardson Funeral Home of Wayne City is in charge of arrangements.