Lynn K. (Pappy) Marsden, 77, passed away, Thursday, May 29, 2008, after a lengthy illness.

A graveside service was held on June 4, 2008 at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange, under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

He was born in Orange, Texas on March 9, 1931 to Roy Marsden and Mary Kerr. After his father’s death in 1934, he was raised by his stepfather, Harry Oliver Dull. Lynn was employed by American Bridge in 1952 after serving six years n the United States Navy. He began his career at Bridgestone Firestone in 1962 and retired after 26 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Verdi Patino and daughter, Donna Lynn Brister.

He is survived by two daughters; Sherrie Sheppard and husband Tommy of Orange and Debbie Barnett and husband Bobby of Louisville, Kentucky and brother, Joseph Earl Dull of Thousand Oaks, CA.

He is also survived by five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and cousins, Frances Walker and husband Bud of Orange and Juanita Olsen of Brenham.

The family wishes to extend sincere appreciation to Karla Hicks and husband Tim of Nederland Private Home Care, Harbor Hospice, Allegiance Home Health, Southwest Texas Home Health and to Dr. Amy Townsend and her staff.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Avenue, Beaumont, Texas, 77705