Flag Eagle

Victor Ray Embry

August 19, 1933 ~ August 19, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Victor was born August 19th,1933 in Dallas, Texas, the son of Ray and Lois Embry, both deceased. Victor was survived by his wife of 68 years Helen Embry. Together they had three children, Terri (Welton) Freeman, Mark (Carol) Embry and Lisa (Danny) Parasiliti.  Eight grandchildren: Amy, Travis, Scott, Nathan, Chris, Brian, Sarah, Kyle and 12 great-grandchildren.

Victor served in the US Air Force from January 1952 - December 1955 and joined the Navy in April 1958 until he retired in April 1974 as an airflight electrician and a flight engineer.   He loved serving in the military and loved his country. While in the Navy he also played for the All-Navy Fastpitch Softball team and was selected to play in the world tournament twice.

The military placed Victor in numerous locations throughout the years.  His first priority was to get active in a local church where he often served as deacon, taught Sunday school or served as music leader. While stationed in California he also served as a hospital chaplain. After his retirement from the military, Victor worked installing and servicing fire alarms and nurse call systems throughout the Texas Tri-State area. His priorities were God, family, and his country, and he faithfully served them all.  His greatest gift was the example he set for his family by loving the Lord and serving others.

Celebration of Life will be held at First Baptist Burleson Church on Thursday August 26th. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:15 followed by a funeral service at 10:30.

Burial to take place at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with full military honors at 1:15.

Our family would like to express our sincere appreciation to each of you for your overwhelming support, prayers, thoughts and other expressions of love, care and concern.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Victor Ray Embry, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 26, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
First Baptist Church Burleson
317 Ellison Street
Burleson, TX 76028

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 26, 2021

10:30 AM
First Baptist Church Burleson
317 Ellison Street
Burleson, TX 76028

Interment
Thursday
August 26, 2021

1:15 PM
DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75211

© 2021 Mountain Valley Funeral home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy