In memory of
John Randolph Embrey
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In memory of
John Randolph Embrey
John Randolph Embrey, 87, of Marshall, Virginia, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Fauquier Hospital. He was born December 18, 1930 in Rectortown, Virginia, a son of John William Embrey and Fannie Huff Embrey. Mr. Embrey was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War. He was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in combat. Mr. Embrey was a builder and drywall contractor in the Fauquier and Loudoun area for many years. He was a member of American Legion Post 295 in Middleburg for over 50 years, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a passionate advocate of local history. His passion resulted in the Rectortown Farm Museum, highlighting Mr. Embrey's extensive collection of antique farm equipment and agricultural tools. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Cameron Embrey, daughter, Susan Embrey Haley, and son Randy Embrey, all of Marshall; five grandchildren, Brandon Haley, Jeffrey Heflin, Lauren Haley, Ezra Embrey and Caroline Haley; and a great grandson Grayer Callahan. A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall, Virginia. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or online at woundedwarriorproject.org. Sign the Guest Book at www.nvdaily.com/obituaries
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In memory of
John Randolph Embrey
John Randolph Embrey, 87, of Marshall, Virginia, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Fauquier Hospital. He was born December 18, 1930 in Rectortown, Virginia, a son of John William Embrey and Fannie Huff Embrey. Mr. Embrey was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War. He was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in combat. Mr. Embrey was a builder and drywall contractor in the Fauquier and Loudoun area for many years. He was a member of American Legion Post 295 in Middleburg for over 50 years, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a passionate advocate of local history. His passion resulted in the Rectortown Farm Museum, highlighting Mr. Embrey's extensive collection of antique farm equipment and agricultural tools. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Cameron Embrey, daughter, Susan Embrey Haley, and son Randy Embrey, all of Marshall; five grandchildren, Brandon Haley, Jeffrey Heflin, Lauren Haley, Ezra Embrey and Caroline Haley; and a great grandson Grayer Callahan. A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall, Virginia. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or online at woundedwarriorproject.org. Sign the Guest Book at www.nvdaily.com/obituaries
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Royston Funeral Home
4125 Rectortown Road
Marshall, VA 20115
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