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Obituaries » John Randolph Embrey

John Randolph Embrey, 87, of Marshall, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Fauquier Hospital.

He was born December 18, 1930, in Rectortown, to the late 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 more than 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; his daughter Susan Embrey Haley and his 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 at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at at Royston Funeral Home in Marshall, with a funeral service immediately following at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Upperville.

Memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or online at
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