Former Watauga High School Principal Marshall Gasperson Passes

Last Updated on January 20, 2018 10:33 pm

A former Watauga High School Principal passed away this week.

Jerry “Marshall” Gasperson II, age 52, of Deep Gap, NC, passed away from natural causes, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 while residing at Carolina Beach, NC, according to Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

The obituary notes, “His greatest accomplishment was being  principal of Watauga High School where he was actively engaged in the building of the new high school, enhancing the CTE program, and the development of the ROTC program.”

No public services are being planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of J Marshall Gasperson to Paws Place Dog Rescue, or the Fort Fisher Aquarium at Kure Beach (

Memories and condolences can be left to the family at this link.



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