Bill Text: TX SR36 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Keifer Marshall Jr.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-24 - Reported enrolled [SR36 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR36-Enrolled.html
  In Memory
  Keifer Marshall Jr.
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the
  citizens of Temple in mourning the loss of Keifer Marshall Jr.,
  who died May 28, 2017, at the age of 91; and
         WHEREAS, Keifer Marshall was an exemplary citizen and
  civic leader who was greatly admired and respected in the Temple
  community for his commitment to public service and for his many
  achievements as a businessman; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall was a native of Temple and a 1942
  graduate of Temple High School, where he was a standout athlete;
  he was attending The University of Texas on a football
  scholarship when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in
  1944; and
         WHEREAS, He served the nation with distinction in the
  Pacific theater during World War II as a member of the 2nd
  Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division; he was a
  participant in the battle of Iwo Jima, one of the key engagements
  of the war; and
         WHEREAS, After his military service, he returned home and
  completed his education; he and his fiancée, Sammie, were married
  on January 30, 1948, and they enjoyed many years of marriage
  together; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Marshall had a long and successful career in
  the insurance industry, and he had a significant impact on his
  community as a public servant; he was a 10-year member of the
  Temple City Council and a two-term mayor; and
         WHEREAS, He also served as president of the Temple Chamber
  of Commerce, the Temple Industrial Foundation, and the State
  Highway 36 Association, and he was a founding member and
  president of the Temple Junior College Board of Regents; his many
  honors and accolades included the Drayton and Elizabeth McLane
  Community Achievement Award and recognition as a Distinguished
  Alumnus by the Temple Education Foundation; and
         WHEREAS, A man of courage, strength, and compassion, he
  gave unselfishly to others, and his patriotism, his commitment to
  public service, and his enthusiasm for living each day to the
  fullest will not be forgotten; and
         WHEREAS, He was devoted to his family, and he leaves behind
  memories that will be cherished forever by all who were
  privileged to share in his life; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Keifer Marshall Jr.; and,
  be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Keifer Marshall Jr.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 24, 2017, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate