Homer Marberry of Sanborn, a World War II veteran and truck driver who worked on the Niagara Power Project, died Sunday in Schoellkopf Health Center after a long illness. He was 89.
Born in Malden, Mo., he served in the Army from 1943 to 1948.
Mr. Marberry moved to the
Niagara Falls area in 1949 and was a truck driver with Haseley Trucking, retiring in 1981.
He was an exempt member of Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company, serving more than 50 years.
Survivors include his wife, the former Maisy M. Keltesch; three daughters, Yvonne Rinallo of Niagara Falls, Yvette Shields of Liverpool and Marcella of Reno, Nev.; two brothers, Alvin and Howard, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; a sister, Lorene Lear of St. Louis; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in DuBois Funeral Home, 2436 Niagara Road, Bergholz. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston.