Emily Rickenbacker Baynard, 70, of Downingtown, died on Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Neighborhood Hospice Center in West Chester.
She was the loving wife of Edgar Baynard Sr., with whom she shared 17 years of marriage.
Born in St. Matthews, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Herman and Elizabeth Sutter Noble.
Emily was employed for 31 years by Philco Ford Aerospace of Lansdale.
She was a member of the Dixon Grove Baptist Church in Georgia.
She is survived, in addition to her husband, by one son, Darius Rickenbacker and wife, Kim, of Norristown; four stepchildren, LeGina Daudier, Desiree Johnson, Edgar Baynard Jr. and Cheris Thomas; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Herman Jr., Larry and Eddie Noble.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, with a viewing from 9 to 11 a.m.
Interment will follow later in the week at the Greenlawn Memorial Park in Columbia, S.C.
Online condolences may be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.