MEBANE - Richard Emerson, 88, went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2017.
He was the son of the late Robert and Harriet Washburn Emerson. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and Bula Masonic Lodge #409.
Survivors include his wife of the home, Aletha Dingee Emerson, daughter; Margaret Torrez of Elon, sons; Richard Emerson II (Kathy) of Jackson, MI., Robert Emerson (Kimberly) of Orlando, FL and Peter Emerson of Snow Camp, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Other than his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Emerson and sisters, Neda Natschke and Dora Workman.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at McClure Funeral and Cremation Service in Mebane.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in the McClure Funeral Chapel in Mebane.
Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
McClure Funeral Service - Mebane
1308 South Third Street
Mebane , NC 27302
Published in TheTimesNews.com on Jan. 5, 2017