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Bob, 96, died February 13, 2021, in Visalia, California. He was born September 18, 1924 and was a Quaker. Bob was drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1943 from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and his occupation at the time was "Student." He jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season and had seven practice, seven fire and two rescue jumps recording one of the higher number for that season. He was discharged from CPS in 1946 and went to William Penn College in Iowa where he received his bachelor's degree. Bob married Joy Cope in 1948 and they had three children. He was the Executive Director of Self Help Enterprises.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Marshall, Robert P. (Missoula 1945)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 198.