SPARTANBURG, SC-- Paul Ray (Jimmy) Emory, 70, of 72 Sara Lynn Court, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Mary Black Memorial Hospital.
Born in Clifton, he was the husband of Patricia Maynor Emory and son of the late Paul Mitchell Emory and Eva Robinson Emory. Mr. Emory was formerly employed by Atlantic Soft Drinks, was a Mason and Shriner, and loved the Lord and his Church. He was a U. S. Army
veteran and member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church in Casar, NC.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are three sons, Michael Emory and wife, Gena of Spartanburg, Rev. Chris Emory and wife, Tammy of Casar, NC and Anthony Emory and wife, Taylor of Boiling Springs, SC; a daughter, Lisa Rae McDaniel of Spartanburg; and five grandchildren, Christopher Emory, Jonathan Emory, Joy Emory, Shelly Barnette and Matthew Emory.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 12:00 PM in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Emory officiating. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Morris Memorial Baptist Church "Building Fund", 421 Moriah Church Road, Caesar, NC 28020.
The family will be at the residence, 72 Sara Lynn Court, Spartanburg.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC