MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. John Marion Ivey, 82, of Greenfield Abbey Ct., entered into rest on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Danner officiating. Interment with military honors will be in the Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Dick Benson, Marion Butler, Carl Ivey, Phil Ivey, Chris Martin and Chuck Martin. Mr. Ivey was the son of the late William Thomas Ivey, Sr. and the late Ruth Willingham Ivey of Lincolnton, GA. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served his country with honor during the Korean War. Mr. Ivey was a graduate of Georgia Tech, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and later retired from DuPont as an Industrial Engineer. Survivors include one daughter, Cappy Ivey Polk and husband, Jerry of Holly Springs, N.C.; one son, Martin Thomas Ivey of Martinez, GA.; two grandchildren, Alexandria Polk and Jared Polk; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Ivey was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Martin Ivey. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the
, P.O. Box 15923, Augusta, GA. 30909. You may sign the family online guestbook at: www.rees-funeralhome.com. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Rees Funeral Home, 195 Peachtree St., Lincolnton, GA. 706-359-3222.
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Rees Funeral Home - Lincolnton
195 Peachtree Street
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 13, 2015