Marlin W. Stilley

November 13, 1942March 5, 2018

Marlin W. Stilley, 75, of Haubstadt, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born November 13, 1942, in Harrisburg, IL to the late Elmer and Marge Stilley.

He served in the US Air Force and was a member of the Hadi Shriners, Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite. He played in several bands and loved having “jam sessions”.

Marlin was preceded in death by his spouse, Marie Vessels; and brother, Lowell Stilley.

He is survived by his step-daughter, Kina Slaton (Tim); step-son, Aaron Vessels; grandchildren, Jamie Deputy (Brian), Eric Slaton (Alicia), Megan Rutledge (Kyle) and Brody Vessels; great-grandchildren, Arabella Rutledge and Cassidy Gish; sister, Kay Watson; nephews, Josh Stilley, Michael Watson and Brian Watson; step-uncle, Claude Andrews; and Doug Hunter, who was like a son to Marlin.

Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, March 9, 2018, at Alexander Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hadi Shrine Temple, 6 Walnut St., Evansville, IN 47708. Condolences may be made online at


  • Memorial Service Friday, March 9, 2018

Marlin W. Stilley

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Diana Clark

March 8, 2018

So sorry for your loss. May your memories and the peace of God comfort you during this difficult time. Philippians 4:6, 7