Robert F. "Lucky" Emmons

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Robert F. "Lucky" Emmons, 88, of Ottawa, formerly of Havana and Bushnell, Florida, passed away at Parker Nursing and Rehab in Streator at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016. He was born April 7, 1928 in Havana, IL to Buford and Sylvia G. (Leonard) Emmons. He married Sandra K. Siebenborn on April 1, 1955 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Havana. She preceded him in death on May 21, 2015.
Mr. Emmons is survived by two sons: Don (Tina) Emmons of Ottawa, IL, Ron Emmons of Peoria, IL, two daughters: Cindy Jo Emmons of Toluca, IL and Becky Emmons of Omaha, Nebraska. Also surviving are five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, Dale Emmons, son, Robert F. Emmons Jr., and daughter-in-law, Cindy Emmons.
Mr. Emmons served in the US Navy for twelve years. He was a member of the American Legion. He was a manager for several different Kroger Grocery Stores, retiring in 1990. In retirement, he lived in Florida for 23 years and was an avid golfer.
A memorial service will be held at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at noon, with visitation one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow the services at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. Rev. Jame Hahs will officiate. A funeral luncheon will be held for family and friends following the graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the . Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com.
Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Nov. 2, 2016
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