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Pastor Gary Marshall

Rev. Gary O. Marshall

About Our Pastor

The Rev. Gary O. Marshall, MDiv., has been Pastor and Head of Staff at Countryside since May, 2001. Pastor Gary is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. His primary areas of study in seminary were homiletics and pastoral counseling. He completed internships at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk Presbyterian Church at Wrightsville Beach, NC, and as a trauma unit chaplain at University of Louisville Hospital. Before coming to Countryside, he served as Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Ocala. Gary enjoys sporting clays and salt water fishing.

Gary and his wife, Cindy, have lived in Ocala since 1995. Cindy is a freelance writer and novelist. Cindy is an English Teacher and Forensics Coach/Teach at Trinity Catholic High School. She serves on various committees at the church including Christian Education.

Gary and Cindy’s son, Jesse, his wife, Jamie, and their daughters, Angela and Elizabeth, live in Pittsburgh, PA.