Born May 19, 1932, in Vigo County, to Jess and Delora Williams Emory, he entered into rest Dec. 25, 2011.
His memory will be cherished by his wife of 56 years, Esther Elizabeth Crisler, children Randall Joe and Cindy Emory, Thomas James Emory, Vickie Kay and Jack Willsey, and Mary Margaret and Jerry Steadman, sister Alma Whitsit, sister-in-law Wanda Emory, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Marion is reunited in the presence of our Heavenly Father with both parents, siblings James Emory, Edward Emory, Gertrude Roettger, Viola Phifer, and Bernice Pruitt, and children Terry Lee Emory and Linda Sue Emory.
Marion joined the U.S. Army, serving in England during the Korean War, was a crane operator at National Steel, worked for Northern Coal and Schepperel Tire and Battery, retiring from Stren Steel.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Friday, at Faith Southern Baptist Church in Clay City.
Visit-ation will be from 10 a.m., until the time of service at the church.
Intern-ment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Riley, immediately following the service.
Military honors by Clay City V.F.W. No. 6606 and Jasonville American Legion No. 172.
Nathan Butler Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Messages of condolence may be expressed to the bereaved family at www.forevercare.org.