Marshall Brooks Tellekamp, 59, a pilot, having experienced heavenly moments of beauty and serenity, while flying air cargo planes internationally by night through exotic cloud formations and far above the ocean and brilliantly lighted cities, passed on peacefully December 28, 2017.
He was born January 17, 1958 in Anchorage, Alaska and lived most of his life in Florida and Blowing Rock, NC.
Marshall's hobby was all about cars, from repairing, (Master Mechanic License) to being an avid fan of NASCAR. His true passion was flying airplanes.
After graduating from Flight Safety School at Vero Beach, Florida, Marshall went to the air, flying medical supplies into and out of Winston-Salem, N.C. and flying air traffic patrol over the city. He continued to fly by becoming a passenger airline pilot for U.S. Airways. Those were Marshall's happiest days, at the time he was married to Rosalind Willis, of Winston Salem and Banner Elk, N.C. Together they had one son, a future graduate summa cum laude from Georgia Tech. Marshall was very proud of his son and deeply loved him.
Marshall will be especially remembered by those whom he has helped in distressful and emergency situations. At one time, he was a life guard at a YMCA. Another time he was a security guard. He has helped friends with medical first aid, some have called him "Doctor Marshall" others, "Mr. Fix-It." He wanted to be needed. This was his quiet desire and pleasure in life. He believed in God, recognizing "As the sowing, the reaping." Rest in peace, knowing your family loved you very much.
Preceding Marshall was his brother, Karl Johann Tellekamp; father, Bram Bernard Tellekamp; step-father, Harvey Haseltine Scholfield, Jr., grandparents, Kathryn Maule King and Charles Banks King, Jr., of Miami Beach Florida and Blowing Rock, N.C. (Since the summer of 1928).
Surviving Marshall are his mother, Helen King Tellekamp-Scholfield; son, Marshall Brooks Tellekamp, Jr. (Paige); sisters, Juliana Averett (Tim), and Kimberley Isaac (Megg); step-sister, Lynne Scholfield (Mike); step-brother, Harvey Scholfield; and one grandchild, Brooks Reed Tellekamp, born December 30, 2017.
Condolences may be mailed to P.O. Box 505, Blowing Rock, NC.