Tuesday, October 23, 2012

RIP Joel Marston

Joel Marston, 90, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012. He was born in Baltimore, spent many years in Los Angeles, and the last 20 years in Jacksonville. He leaves to cherish his memory a son, Rik Marston, a daughter, Rose Marston, a grandson, Jordan Marston, a sister, Beverly Foster, and a niece, Pam Watt. Joel was known for his acting career having made over 60 Motion Pictures and Television Series, as well as being a Broadway Stage Actor. He worked next to Marilyn Maxwell, Lucille Ball, William Shatner, Rock Hudson and Doris Day, just to name a few. He was also a World Renowned Chow Chow breeder and judge and the former owner of Starcrest Kennel in CA. However, he was most famous in Jacksonville for being a popular water aerobics instructor at the JCA up until he was 85 years old. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Life Care Center of Jacksonville, 4813 Lenoir Avenue, Jax, 32216. Please join us for service and reception afterwards. Joel was loved and will be missed by all!

Born: 3/30/1922 Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
Died: 10/18/2012, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.

Joel Marston's westerns - actor:
The Red Badge of Courage - 1951 (Union soldier)
Old Oklahoma Plains - 1952 (Lieutenant Spike Connors)
The Cisco Kid (TV) - 1952 (Marcus Meeker, Kenny)
Boots and Saddles (TV) - 1958 (Private Wells)
Branded (TV) - 1965 (hotel clerk)

1 comment:

  1. I just found this. I loved Joel as he was a kind gentleman at all times. I thought of him a million times over the years. Always remembering him as a wonderful human being.