Joseph Sidney Marion, age 76, of Abernethy Laurels died Saturday, December 8, 2012. Born November 19, 1936 in Gilford County, NC he was the son of the late Charles Clyde and Inez Anderson Marion.
He was a salesman and was an U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his partner of 18 years, Helen L. Terry; a son, Matthew Joseph Marion; a step-son, Chad L. Terry and wife, Mary Beth; a step-daughter, Sharon K. Dellinger and husband, Donnie; a cousin, Geraldine Anderson, step-grandchildren, Cole A. Robinson, Colin L. Robinson, Morgan M. Dellinger and Laura E. Terry and a loving dog of 11 years, Oreo.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2012 at Drum Funeral Home Chapel in Conover. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.