Emmitt Gordon Marshburn, 78, of Richlands died June 18, 2013 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston.
A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2013 at Bible Church Ministries with Reverend Eric Jones officiating.
Mr. Marshburn was a fireman and retired in 1995, after twenty nine years of service with the Jacksonville, Fire Department. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of the Bible Church Ministries.
He is survived by his Wife, Joyce Marshburn, Daughter, Brenda Petrey and husband Ron of Lawrenceville, Ga., Brother, Merwin Marshburn, and Sister, Velma Valley both of Richlands. Three Grandchildren and Four Great Granchildren.
The family will receive friends following the service on Friday at the church. Condolences may be made at www.johnsonfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands.