Ollie Austin Silvious, 92 of New Market, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Silvious was born April 12, 1923 in Rockville, MD, son of the late John Stephen and Ottie Mae Golliday Silvious.
Mr. Silvious served in the United States Army during W.W. II and the Korean Conflict and was an infantryman with the Army. He received the Bronze Star Medal for Meritorious Service during W.W. II combat operations in France.
He was a member of Massanutten Post 2447 V.F.W. Edinburg. He worked in the apple orchards since he was 14.
He was a member of Liberty Brethren Church in Quicksburg and was a Sunday School teacher for many years.
He is survived by his wife Polly Anna Buchanan Silvious, whom he married December 4, 1948.
He is also survived by a daughter, Linda Rigsby and husband Mark of Gaithersburg, MD; three grandchildren, Eric Rigsby, Kevin Rigsby and Katie Rigsby; a great grandson Austin Rigsby; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Silvious was preceded in death by four brothers, John Silvious, Lawrence Silvious, Ben Silvious and Carl Silvious; and a sister Nellie Marston.
A service will be Saturday at 11a.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with Pastor Freddie Helsley and Pastor Lana Irwin officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens in Woodstock with Military Honors by Massanutten Post 2447 V.F.W. Edinburg and Muhlenberg Post 199 American Legion Woodstock.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Golladay, Frank Golladay, Roger Bynaker, Rusty Proctor, Roger Lloyd and Merced Chavira.
The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Brethren Church, P.O. Box 483, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842, Blue Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601 or Shenandoah County SPCA, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg, VA 22824.