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Mark E. Macy, 56, of Etna Troy Township, died at 8:05 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at his home. He had been in failing health since March.
He was born July 17, 1955, in Wolf Lake, a son of Thomas O. and Viola M. Burns. His formative years were spent in Thorncreek Township. He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1973.
On Dec. 21, 1974, he was united in marriage to Kathy Jeanette Ellison. They made their home in Columbia City for six months, before moving to Etna Troy Township. Mrs. Macy died June 7, 1978.
A farmer, he began his employment with Weatherhead in the mid 1970s, retiring from Dana in Syracuse in 2007.
On April 11, 1981, he was united in marriage to Carol L. Hibbs. They have always made their home in Etna Troy Township.
He enjoyed auctions, hauling scrap and International tractors.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Carol; two children, Dawn N. Macy and Adam L. (Adrienne) Macy; three grandchildren, Quintin Macy, Braiden Macy and Madison Macy; his parents, Tom and Viola Macy, all of Columbia City; a brother, Kevin (Julie) Macy of Plainfield; and his in-laws, Orlo and Josephine Hibbs of Columbia City.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Oscar and Mary Macy and Robert and Mildred Burns.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. The burial will be in Keister Section of Scott Cemetery. The visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.