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Keith R. Marshburn Sr.

Keith Ryon Marshburn Sr., 60, died peacefully July 27, 2020 in his Chesapeake home surrounded by family. Born Dec. 4, 1959 in Norfolk County, Va., the son of Robert Marshburn Jr. and Jackie Johnson Marshburn. He spent many years working on fishing boats and plumbing until going to work on Naval ships for Marine Hydraulics International Shipyard. He retired from MHI after 27 years of service, he was known as the Barge King and was commended by many Naval captains for his dedication and abilities to keep things repaired and operational 24/7.

Mr. Marshburn is survived by daughter Samantha Marshburn and boyfriend Ahraaf Khan of Chesapeake, Va.; son Keith Marshburn Jr. and wife Maria Sgromolo Marshburn of Moyock; separated-wife Susan Marshburn of Jarvisburg; grandchildren Aiden Marshburn, Riley Marshburn and Jordyn Marshburn; and brothers Rocky and Tony Marshburn of North Carolina. He was predeceased by sister Roberta Marshburn Flint and parents Robert and Jackie.

A viewing will be held July 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gallop Memorial Chapel in Barco. A private family burial service will be held at a later date and time.

To express condolences, visit www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

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