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Longtime Somerset County Director of Emergency Services Dies

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Steve Marshall (Photo credit: Somerset County Emergency Services) Steve Marshall (Photo credit: Somerset County Emergency Services)

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.- A man known throughout Somerset County as a champion of emergency services has died.    

Steve Marshall, who served as director of Somerset County Emergency Services for 24 years, lost a long battle with cancer on Sunday, Dec. 20. He was 60.

According to a Facebook post, Marshall, who was of Crisfield, "was a champion for emergency services, going all out to find a way to assist the fire, EMS and police services in any way he could."

In his position as director of the county's emergency services, Marshall was responsible for the 9-1-1 Communications Center, Emergency Management, the Emergency Operations Center and Risk Management. 

Along with his parents, Bobby and Jean Marshall, he is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sherree Sharpless Marshall of Crisfield; two daughters and sons-in-law, Erin and Jeff Cuff of Crisfield and Heather and William Tyler of Westover; four grandchildren, Alex, Jeffrey, Peyton and James; two brothers, David Marshall and wife Christine of Virginia and Dale Marshall of Crisfield; a niece, Stacie Reddish of Salisbury; and many friends. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Crisfield where a visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. The Rev. Paul Holland will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunnyridge Memorial Park. 

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