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Marion Hugh Massingill, 75, of Resaca, GA died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his home, following several years of declining health. He was born in Whitfield County on August 24, 1943, son of the late Clarence and Scottie Massingill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Massingill; and a sister, Dorothy Vaughan.
Hugh owned and operated Hugh’s Body Shop for many years. He and his wife Frances ministered with music to the elderly in two nursing homes in Dalton. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Frances Jones Massingill; his son, Evan Massingill of Resaca; his daughter and son-in-law, Meleta and Ryan Hansen of Rutledge, GA; brother and sister-in-law, John and Juanita Massingill; a sister, Evelyn Crump; sister-in-law, Roberta Massingill; brother-in-law, Bob Vaughan; grandchildren, Dustin Massingill of Acworth, Tori Smyth of Okeechobee, FL, Mitchell Massingill of Resaca, and Terrance Massingill of Carbondale; great-grandchildren, Jayden Peters, who loved his old Papa dearly, and loved to play golf with him, and Alana Massingill; and eleven nieces and nephews.
Services to honor the life of Marion Hugh Massingill will be held Sunday, September 2nd at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, with John Massingill and Eddie Brannon officiating. Interment will follow in Haven of Rest Memorial Park. Pallbearers serving will include Mitchell Massingill, Terrance Massingill, Dustin Massingill, Neal Crump, Dwight Ash, Anthony Massingill, Mark Massingill, and Robert Massingill. Honorary pallbearers are his golfing friends, music friends, body shop friends, friends from church, and friends from the nursing homes over the years.
The Massingill family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, September 1st from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM, and on Sunday from 10:00 AM until the service hour.
The family requests flowers be omitted, and memorial contributions be made to your favorite charity.
Condolences may be left at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Funeral arrangements for Marion Hugh Massingill are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.