Timothy J. "Tim" Emerick, 53
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Timothy J. "Tim" Emerick, 53, of Charleston, S.C., formerly of Lafayette, died on Tuesday March 26, 2013, at his residence in Charleston, S.C.
He was born February 12, 1960, in Lafayette, to James G. and Virginia L. "Ginny" Eubank Emerick.
He graduated from McCutcheon High School class of 1978, earned his BS in Animal Sciences from Purdue University, 1982.
In June of 1982, he married Kim Mellon and they later divorced.
Tim worked for Farm Bureau in Indianapolis, Clinton County as an Extension agent, Eli Lilly in quality control, Purdue University as an Inspector, in the State Chemist Dept. and for United Feeds quality control in Sheridan.
Tim's special interests were agriculture, farming; he loved the outdoors, camping, and Ford trucks.
He was a 10-year member of the Tippecanoe County 4-H. He was a history buff especially interested in Abraham Lincoln, sharing the same birthday.
Tim was a loyal Purdue alumni, huge Boilermakers fan, Volunteer for the West Point Fire Dept. and a member of the West Point United Methodist Church.
Surviving are Son- Earl D. Emerick- Attica, Daughter- Sarah V. Emerick- Attica; Mother- Virginia L. "Ginny' Emerick- West Point; Sister- Kristine K. Emerick- West Point, Brother- David J. Emerick wife Gail- Crawfordsville; Nephew - Carter Norsworthy- West Point, Nephew - Garrett Emerick -Crawfordsville, Niece- Kenzie Emerick- Crawfordsville; Former wife - Kim Mellon Emerick- Attica.
Visitation will be 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, at West Point United Methodist Church, Pastor Jeff Stedge - officiating. Burial will be at West Point Cemetery.
Preceded in death by his father, James G. Emerick.
Family request memorial donations be given to West Point United Methodist Church or the Greater Lafayette Alcoholics Anonymous District 49/51 PO Box 2252 West Lafayette, IN 47906.
You may sign the guest book and leave memories at www.soller-baker.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Mar. 29 to Mar. 31, 2013