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Gerald Henry Marion

June 3, 1943 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 77)

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Gerald H. Marion, affectionately known as “Rudy,” departed his earthly home for his Heavenly home on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.

Gerald was born June 3, 1943 in Austin, TX to Chester N. Marion, Sr. and Elizabeth Harris Brooks. After completing secondary education, he went on to join the Armed Forces in 1964 and serve his country Honorably as a Sgt in the US Marines and a Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Following an honorable discharge, he continued in service within his community through employment and retirement with both the City of Austin Police Department and the Austin Independent School District.

Gerald leaves to cherish his memories, his four daughters, Michelle Eke, Diane Marion, Deborah Marion-Samuels, and Denise Marion; four sisters, Audrey Jean Terry, Flaxen Sims, Bevon Brooks, and Pandora Beramus, 13 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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October 26, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Alice Taylor King Chapel of King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Celebration of Life
October 27, 2020

11:00 AM
King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

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