Marion Deere

Dec 2nd, 1932 - Jul 7th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

Thu, Jul. 12th, 2018 10am


Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

Thu, Jul. 12th, 2018 11am

Marion Deere

Carbondale-Marion Udell Deere, 85, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the VA Medical Center.

Marion was born on December 2, 1932 in Goreville to Ralph and Sadie (Jenkins) Deere. He married Pauline Janis Pearson and she preceded him in death on April 5, 2015.

Marion served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Survivors include:

Daughter-Kimberly Deere Hudson and husband Randall of Carbondale

Several grandchildren and great grandchildren

Step children:

Linda Shields

Janice Abrams

Carolyn Marrow

Gary Weddle

Clarence Weddle, Jr.

Sister in law-Betty Cooke of IN

Brother in law-Pete Eggemeyer

Brothers-Frank Deere and wife Juanita and John Deere and wife Virginia

Sister-Kathy Lindsey and husband Carl

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Pauline; brothers, Eddie Ray Deere and Alvin Deere; sister, Mary Eggemeyer; sister and brother in law, Lavona and Jr. Vinson and sons, Dean Charles Deere, Walter Lee Deere and William “Bill” Deere.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Burial will follow at Busby Cemetery.  Military Rites will be performed by the Johnson County VFW with assistance from the U.S. Marine Corps.  Visitation will be on Thursday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to DAV and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959.

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1 Guestbook Message

  • Guest: Beth MITCHELL

    From: Barnesville, Georgia

    Date: July 10, 2018

    RIP Mr. Deere. You were always so kind. May you and Billy fly high, tell Dean and others hello. You all were loved and, cared for very much. I wasnt able to get home for the burger nook trip, but when I get home, I’m praying you and Billy go with me there, great memories. Fly high.. :'(