Marshall Hildebrand

Hamilton County

Jr.Marshall A. Hildebrand Jr., 85, a longtime resident of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.He was born in Atlanta, on Feb. 17, 1928, to the late Marshall Asbury Hildebrand Sr. and Bernice Elizabeth Hickman. Mr. Hildebrand was a Navy veteran, having served as a signalman and LST Pilot during WWII.Mr. Hildebrand attended Gordon Military Academy, the Atlanta Art Institute, and was a member of the First graduating class from Southern Polytechnic Institute in Marietta, Ga., where he received his degree in Architecture. A founding member, longtime Fellow, and Emeritus Member of the Chattanooga Chapter Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), The Marshall A. Hildebrand, Jr. Scholarship was named in his honor. Mr. Hildebrand was owner and founder of Hildebrand and Associates Architectural Firm. He designed many well known buildings in Chattanooga including Orange Grove Center, dormitories for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Dalewood Jr. High, regional banks and churches, and received numerous awards from the Masonry Society and the CSI.Mr. Hildebrand attended Brainerd United Methodist Church since 1958 where he has served as a Worship leader and a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class. He was a longtime Boy Scout Master for Troop # 9, Shriner, basketball coach, avid model train builder, woodworker and bowl turner, painter and stained glass maker. He designed and made the stained glass windows for RonaldMcDonald House in Chattanooga.He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Janelle Carnes Hildebrand; five children, Marshall "Skip" (Vicki) Hildebrand, of Charlotte, N.C., Sandy (W. David "Bill") McBrayer, of Roswell, Ga., David (Sandra) Hildebrand, of Peachtree City, Ga., Jim (Connie) Hildebrand, of Chattanooga and Sherri (John) Tanner, of Alpharetta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren, Scott Hildebrand, Stacy McBrayer Molander, Lauren McBrayer Miller, Angie Hildebrand Cosby, Matthew Hildebrand, Jay Hildebrand, Anna Hildebrand Guessetto, Sarah, Nicole and Jackson Tanner; 10 great-grandchildren; niece, Dottie Carnes Dillard; and several cousins.A celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road with Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Flaugher officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Friendship Sunday School Class.Interment will be in West View Cemetery in Atlanta, at noon Saturday.The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 3, 2013, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.Memorial contributions may be made to the Chattanooga Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute Marshall A. Hildebrand Scholarship, P.O. Box 3613 Chattanooga, TN 37404.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.

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