Marshall T. Dadisman, age 92, of Columbia City, went to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully at home on Saturday, December 11, 2021. He was born May 27,1929 in Spencer County, Kentucky to Edward Odel Dadisman and Edna Elizabeth Fulkerson.
He attended New Life Church, Gospel Temple and Westview Alliance.
Marshall worked for the Abe Martin traveling carnival as Bobo the Hobo. He was owner of Marshall's Service Center in the White Swan Plaza, Ft. Wayne. He had a used car lot and bought and sold cars with the Indiana Auto Auction for 33 years. He owned Pizza Shops in Churubusco, Leo, Avilla and Huntertown. He was owner of the Huntertown Laundry and Huntertown Cafe. He retired in 2008 as a driver for Indiana Auto Auction.
He was a past member of the Huntertown Lions Club and was involved with "The Way" recovery home with friends Dr. Wyatt Mullinax and his wife Carolyn.
He loved gardening, traveling to the Smoky Mountains, the Upper Peninsula and back home to Kentucky to visit with extended family.
Marshall had a wonderful personality, loved to joke and had several quick comeback sayings. He looked forward daily to coffee breaks with his McDonald's and Burger King friends.
He had a special place in his heart for his caregivers, Stepheni, Suzy and Judy.
Those who will honor his memory are his wife, Diane Smith Dadisman at home in Columbia City. His children; Paul (Butch) Dadisman, Christine K. DePrimio, and Connie L. Williams all of Huntertown. His stepchildren; Stepheni (Mike) Clifford, Columbia City, Tiffani (Josh) Wood, Wayne, Kyle Hill, North Webster, Dana (Tim) Emrah Ft. Wayne. His father-in-law, Jack Smith; sister-in-law, Judy (Jim) Vanderford; brother-in-law, Jeff (Jen) Smith all of Columbia City. Marshall was blessed with ten grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, one great-great grandson, and another great-great grandchild to come. Of course, we can't forget his cat Miss Kitty.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 50 years, Janice Buell; his siblings, Edward Dadisman, David Leo Dadisman; his step siblings, Edith Love Driscoll, J. W. Love, Edwin Love, Cecil Love; his daughter-in-law, Joan Dadisman; his mother-in-law Marie Smith and brother-in-law Bill Smith.
A memorial service will be held at Westview Alliance Church, 9804 Illinois Road, Fort Wayne on January 2, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Wyatt Mullinax
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