Marshall L. Seymour, Jr., 83, of Brevard passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
Marshall was born in Hartford, Connecticut, June 20, 1937, the son of the late Frances (Hopkins) Seymour and Marshall L. Seymour, Sr. Marshall grew up in Suffield, Connecticut and graduated from Suffield Academy with the Class of 1954. After serving his country with the United States Air Force, Marshall earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from New York University and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Administration from the University of Tennessee. A retired engineer, he had a very successful career in the aerospace industry and was a lover of dogs, sports, music, airplanes and being served good food. In addition, Marshall was passionate about family and leading a purposeful, philanthropic life. Marshall is survived by his sister, Patricia S. Forstrom and brother-in-law, Donald A. Forstrom, Sr. “Unc” is also survived by his niece and nephews; Sarah F. Mahnke (George), Donald A. Forstrom, Jr. (Rebecca), Jonathan S. Forstrom (Kimberly), and several great nieces and nephews. Marshall is also survived by his long-time dear friend and supporter, Marcia Millar. Burial services were private and Interment took place at the Western Carolina State Veteran Cemetery in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Contributions to Marshall's memory may be made to the Brevard Music Center; 349 Andante Lane; Brevard, NC 28712.
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