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Marshall Peterson DuVal Jr.

Published 7:12pm Thursday, March 13, 2014

Marshall Peterson DuVal, Jr., 80, passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

A memorial service will be conducted Sunday, March 16, at 3 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Chocowinity by the Rev. Sonny Browne.

Mr. DuVal, a graduate of East Carolina Teachers College, earned a Masters Degree in education from East Carolina College. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion. He was also a lifetime member of the Optimist Club of Washington and a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Chocowinity.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Duke DuVal; second wife, Sue Wirtz DuVal; daughter, Mary DuVal Renn; son, Marc Duke DuVal; stepson, Don Moody; and grandson, William Marshall Renn.

He is survived by his grandchildren, Elizabeth Harr and husband, Joshua, of Kinston and Jackson DuVal of Greenville; son in-law, Wayne Renn and wife, Cindy, of Aurora; and great-grandchildren, Madison and Alexander Harr.

The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Optimist Club of Washington, P.O. Box 1174, Washington, NC 27889.

Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville.

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