Henry Thomas Marshall was affectionately called “Nooney” by his family and friends. He departed this life at the age of 65, on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 1:19 pm, while in Temple Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. He was the youngest of fourteen (14) children born to the late Willie and Sarah Marshall in Morven, North Carolina.
At the age of eleven, Nooney was sent to New Jersey to live and be raised by his sister Louise Moore. He continued his education attending Gloucester County Public School, including Kingsway Regional High School, before the family moved to Camden, where he attended Camden High School. It was there where he met the love of his life Gerri Ingram. They courted for two (2) years before marrying on October 29, 1977; from this union they had four (4) children. Nooney later attended Adult Night School where he received his GED from Washington Township High School.
During his adult life, Nooney had varies jobs before obtaining his Boiler Operator License from a Black Seal to the high rank of a Blue Seal Boiler Operator. He worked at Virtual Hospital Camden, then Kennedy Hospital, Cherry Hill as the Chief Boiler Operator. Nooney was very good in his profession and willing to assist his nephew Isaias who followed in his footsteps. He worked in his profession for twenty eight (28) years until he was unable to due to health issues.
Nooney loved his family, spending time doing different family activities, traveling to visit relatives in North Carolina, cooking, especially, Pinto Beans, Potato Salad and grilling. He loved watching sports and talking to his brothers about the game. He coached Deptford Midget Football for 16 years. He kept in touch with his family, calling to check on their wellbeing. It has been mention that he was a gentle giant, kind hearted, nice and had a great personality. To know him was to love and admire him for who he was, and all the incidents in his life and passed health issues that the Lord had brought him through during his time here on earth.
Nooney leaves to mourn his wife of 44 years, Gerri Marshall, four (4) children, Syreeta Clark (Jonathan), Kimberly Horne (Andrew), Henry Marshall (Lauren Johnson), and Brenton Marshall; seventeen (17) Grandchildren (including his namesake Henry T. Marshall, III); Special granddaughter Shae Marshall whom he helped raise: two (2) Great granddaughters; Mother-in-law Vivian Ingram: Two brother in-laws Barry, Cecil Ingram, Siblings: Robert Marshall (Tracy), Isiah Marshall (Lorene), Johnie Marshall (Denise), Tom Liles and Ricky Douglas, Mary Louise Moore, Catherine Gibson (Raymond), and Patricia Wilson (Pastor Raymond), other siblings that preceded him in death, Willie Marshall, Clyde Marshall, Minnie Liles, AnnaLou Liles Lindsey, Mary Liles and sister in law Karen Arrington. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.