Funeral Service for Delbert McInis, age 99, of Emory, will be held on Monday, October 25, at 2:00 P.M. at Wilson Orwosky funeral home chapel with Bro. Tommy Morgan officiating. Pallbearers are Josh Bush, Craig Bush, Tristian Bush, Dravyn Bush, Kermit Harper. Visitation will be held one-hour prior. Delbert passed away peacefully on October 21 in his home.
Delbert was born on September 7, 1922 to Andrew Melvin McInis and Elizabeth West, he was one of seven children. He joined the Army in 1942 where he fought in 5 major battles, including the Battle of the Bastogne.
He is survived by his daughters Mary Ellen Bush, Jonnie Harper and husband Kermit, Margaret Endicott and husband Donald, Linda Morgan and Clara Bell; sons Jimmy Morgan and wife Brenda and Robert Morgan; sister Ruth Drake; 18 grandkids, 36 great grandkids, 13 great great grandkids, several great great great grand kids along with multiple people who loved him dearly.
Delbert is preceded in death by his father, mother, wives Bernice Marie Tanner and Dorothy Regon; brothers, Dee and Lewis McInis; sisters, Florence Peacock, Ella and Jane McInis; daughter, Gladys Hudson, and an infant Son.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Warrior’s Refuge.