Marion- Joseph Omer Wall, age 85, of Marion, passed away at 2:20pm on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
Joseph was born in Creal Springs on January 12, 1936, the son of Omer C. and Stella M. (McGuire) Wall. He married Connie Ruth Blankenship on May 6, 1960 in Williamson County. She preceded him in death on October 22, 2013.
Mr. Wall had worked for Bethlehem Steel for more than twenty-nine years, retiring in 1998. He proudly served in the United States Army. Joe was a lifelong member of the Marion Elks Lodge #800.
Son- Larry J. and Debbie Wall of Clarksville, MD
Daughter- Katherine E. Wall-Doise of Lowell, IN
Five Grandchildren- Evan J. Wall
Andrew J. Wall
Tyler J. Wall
Sarah Patricia Doise
Samuel James Doise
Great Grandson- Elias Samuel Doise
Two Brothers- Robert and Thelma Wall of Marion
James and Norma Wall of Barberton, Ohio
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, daughter- Patricia J. Wall, and sister- Myrtle Lydioff.
As per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. The family will hold private memorial services at a later date. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with final arrangements.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Marion Elks Lodge #800 and will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home; 800 N Market Street; Marion, IL 62959.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register online, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.