Brandon M. Marshall

Published 9:00 pm Friday, January 29, 2021

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August 16, 1976 – January 25, 2021

Brandon Martelle Marshall, 44, of Engelhard, died unexpectedly Monday, January 25, 2021.

He was born in Pitt County on August 16, 1976, to Braxton Martelle and Veronica Sadler Marshall. He was married to Adriane Swindell Marshall, who survives.

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He was a graduate of Mattamuskeet High School and North Carolina State University, he was employed as an agronomist with Coastal Producers and worked for the family business at Martelle’s Feed House in Engelhard.

Brandon loved Hyde County its people and the beauty of the land, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, an advocate for Ducks Unlimited, he served as the Hyde County Chapter president for many years. He was a past member of the board of directors for the Hyde County Farm Bureau, the Engelhard Sewer Board, and a former member of the Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department.

His passion for sports was evident as he was very instrumental in the continuous efforts to provide the Hyde County Youth with an athletic program, he loved children, coaching, and his Wolf Pack. His professionalism and hardworking ethic allowed him to be one of the few participants of the NC State CALS Leadership Program traveling in different parts of the world.

Brandon’s family was the center of his life, he was a great father, who loved to be involved in his children’s activities and spending time with his extended family.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the family plot at Soule Cemetery. Pastor Jerald Craddock officiated.

The family received friends immediately following the service.

In addition to his wife, and parents surviving are his children, Carsyn, Watson, and Brennan Marshall of the home, two brothers, Justin Marshall and wife Amy of Carolina Beach, and Brian Marshall and wife Abigail of Engelhard; his nieces Vivian Marshall, Evelyn Marshall, Harper Swindell, and Josie Swindell, many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is also survived by his mother- and father-in-law Barry and Debbie Swindell of Scranton, his brothers-in-law Alex Swindell, and wife Stephanie of Chocowinity and Matthew Swindell and wife Kaitlyn of Greenville.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Murl and Dancy Watson Marshall, and his maternal grandparents Otis E. and Marjorie Gibbs Sadler.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to MECHS Athletic Booster Club c/o Natalie Wayne, 31820, US 264, Engelhard, NC 27824 or to the Hyde County Youth Baseball/Softball Program c/o Heather Whitfield, 2335 New Lands Road, Fairfield, NC 27826

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.