By Senator Hobbs
WHEREAS, Robert W. Marshall has displayed the highest levels of excellence, loyalty, compassion, and selflessness in his public service to the community of Lake Stevens and all of Washington; and
WHEREAS, Robert has served as a public servant in fire service since 1988, serving first as a volunteer firefighter before becoming a full-time firefighter and member of the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters; and
WHEREAS, Robert has been an integral part of Lake Stevens Fire for over 23 years; and
WHEREAS, Robert served as Lake Stevens Fire Marshal since 2008, dedicating his time to making the community of Lake Stevens a safer place to live; and
WHEREAS, All throughout his career, Robert shared his passion with others, teaching educational classes to both children and adults in injury prevention and improving public safety with Washingtonians across the state; and
WHEREAS, Robert will always be seen as an exemplary public servant and remain in the thoughts and prayers of Lake Stevens residents forever;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate honor Robert W. Marshall for his unwavering commitment to public service to Lake Stevens Fire and the community of Lake Stevens, and the integrity of all public servants in Washington; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate recognize the value of such strong dedication to public safety by one individual to Lake Stevens Fire, both through his outstanding performance, and through the continued support of his local communities who will dearly miss him for the outstanding example he has set for others who will serve after him; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Governor of the State of Washington, Lake Stevens Fire, and the family of Robert W. Marshall.
I, Hunter G. Goodman, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 8640,
adopted by the Senate
March 13, 2015
Secretary of the Senate