Roger Jewell Emmert
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Roger Jewell Emmert, age 83 of Clarksville, TN, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on May 7, 1930 in Glasgow, KY to the late Gilbert Emmert and Hallie Shank Emmert. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, William Emmert and Roy Eugene Emmert.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel, with Bro. Steve Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West in Hopkinsville, KY. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 1-4 p.m., and Monday, May 13, 2013 from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Roger was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean Conflict. He was a Big Red 1 Blue Spader, member of Hilldale Church of Christ, Master Mason with Mason Lodge 511 Valley Station in Louisville, KY, Kentucky Colonel, and former Post Commander with Eddie Roberts, Jr. VFW Post 6291 in Murray, KY.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Earlene Coons Emmert of Clarksville, TN; two daughters, Shelia (Fred) Loden of Pearland, TX and Sheri (Russell) Murphy of Clarksville, TN; and four grandchildren, Christin Murphy, Wes Murphy, Allison Loden and Alexis Loden.
Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on May 12, 2013