Michael K. Embry, 61, passed away at 12:07 a.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his residence.
Born in Alton on February 28, 1056, he was the son of William Robert and Dorothy (Gilmore) Embry.
He was a retired laborer, working out of Local #338 in Wood River for over 25 years.
In December of 1976, he married Deborah Howard. She survives.
Surviving also are two daughters, Radena (Jeff) Clark, Alicia (Shawn) Huff; four grandchildren, Joshua and Garrett Clark, Devon and Paxton Huff; brother, Thomas (Kimberly) Embry; four sisters, Sharon (John) Bridgeman, Sandra Wilson, Donna (Dan) Kohinke, Rebecca (Terry) Doyle, brother-in-law, Paul Lamar ; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William Robert Embry; sisters and brother-in-law, Linda Lamar, Carolyn and Ed Howard.
A Celebration of Life Memorial visitation will be held from 11 a,m, until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 24 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.