Marion F. Flemming, Jr., 61, of Zanesville, died at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2004, at the Bluffington Regional Medical Center. Mr. Flemming was a farmer and a truck driver and also worked for several years at Jet Components in Bluffton where he served as president of the union. He was a 1961 graduate of West Rock Creek High School and served in the United States Navy abourd the USS Shasta from 1961-1964. Mr. Flemming was born June 30, 1943 in Van Buren, Indiana, a son of Marion F. and Virginia M. McDonald Flemming, Sr. He was united in marriage to Virginia Christine Bogan on June 3, 1967 in Speedway Indiana. His wife survives. Additional survivors include: one daughter, Janelle Harrison of Zanesville; two grandsons, Tyler and Blake Harrison of Zanesville; three brothers, Terry Flemming, of Marion, IN, Richard Flemming of Van Buren, IN, and John Flemming of Warren IN; and eight sisters, Carlotta Tackett of Claypool IN, Linda Flemming of Muncie, IN, Vianna Johnson of Huntington, Wanda Hinen of Fort Wayne, Cornelia Johnson of Port Charles, FL, Patty Whitney of Huntington, Mary Randall of Huntington and Phyllis Herring of Huntington. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jason Francis Flemming. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Myers Funeral home, Huntington Chapel 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington Indiana. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 11, 2004 at 10:00 AM at the Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel with Pastor Andy Martin officiating. Preferred memorial can be made to the Wells County Health Care or Disabled Veterans Association, in care of the Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.
Chronicle Tribune, Marion Indiana, Tuesday August 10, 2004