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William Marshall Rawlings

February 27, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019 (age 82)

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     KEYSER, WV - William Marshall Rawlings, 82, of Keyser, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at his residence.

     Born on February 27, 1937 in Keyser, he was a son of the late William Boyd and Virginia Gladys (Welch) Rawlings. He is also preceded in death by his son, Ricky Shawn Rawlings; a sister, Geraldine Crowe and his brothers, Dick, Bob, Ben, Phillip Rawlings and infant twin brothers, Wayne and Walter Rawlings.

     Marshall was a retired Salesman, working for Sell & Company in Cumberland, MD and Shenandoah Foods in Winchester, WV. He was a United States Air Force Korean Conflict Veteran and a Christian by Faith.

     Surviving are his wife Betty Lee (Wertman) Rawlings, children, Kim Staggs and husband Allen of Keyser, Pastor Todd Rawlings and wife Rena of Chesapeake, VA, Robbie William Rawlings and wife Margie of Westernport, MD, Tonya Mayhew and husband Rodney of Keyser and Teresa Hines and husband Shane of Keyser and a sister, Louise Sidley of Centerville, VA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jeremy Staggs, Justin Staggs, Amanda Staggs, Alexis Millhouse, Ricky Rawlings, Brett Rawlings, Logan Rawlings, Josiah Rawlings, Abigail Lancaster, Hannah Rawlings, Brittney Moreland, Matthew Mayhew, Tanner Hines, Joslyn Hines, Jackson Hines and Ashlyn Hines; 10 great-grandchildren and his faithful companion, “Toby”.

     Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of William Marshall Rawlings to Keyser High School C/O Athletic Department Association, 1 Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726.

     Family will receive friends at the Markwood Funeral Home on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm with the Reverend Randy Crowe officiating. Interment will follow services in Duling Cemetery.

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August 24, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Markwood Funeral Home
111 S. Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Funeral Service
August 25, 2019

2:00 PM
Markwood Funeral Home
111 S. Mineral Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Interment following service
August 25, 2019

Duling Cemetery
Cut Off Road
Keyser, WV 26726


Keyser High School Athletic Complex
1 Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726,

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