Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Embrys in:
 • Long Point Cemetery
 • Wapella
 • DeWitt County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
PFC William Essie Embry
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 16, 1943
Heyworth
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1967, Vietnam

Pfc. William E Embry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Essie Embry of Heyworth, died in Vietnam December 4th according to word received by his parents. Death was attributed to cerebral malaria.

Private Embry was born September 16, 1943 and entered the service in April 1967. He received training at Fort Knox and left for Vietnam October 1, 1967.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters: Mrs. Robert Porter in New Jersey and Wanita at home. Three brothers: David with the Army in Virginia, Daniel in Wapella, IL, and Samuel at home.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Iseminger Funeral Home with Reverend Eugene Gray officiating. Burial was in Long Point cemetery with military graveside rites. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Essie Embry (1914 - 1978)
  Beulah Daugherty Embry (1916 - 2010)
 
 Sibling:
  Daniel Ray Embry (1940 - 1993)*
  William Essie Embry (1943 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ILLINOIS
PFC CO D 35 INF 4 INF DIV
VIETNAM
 
Burial:
Long Point Cemetery
Wapella
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: William Taber
Record added: Jun 15, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8938345
PFC William Essie Embry
Added by: William Taber
 
PFC William Essie Embry
Added by: Jim & Lori Rowe
 
PFC William Essie Embry
Added by: Jim & Lori Rowe
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- kevin koloff
 Added: Dec. 4, 2013

- Tony Cannon
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti)
- William Taber
 Added: Oct. 11, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service