Richard A. Emmons, age 62, of Markle and formerly of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:00 am at his home surrounded by his family.
Richard was born January 29, 1958, in Bremen, a son of Karl and Betty Mae (Pugh) Emmons Jr. He married Suzette Ann (Sartin) Emmons on September 3, 1982, in Des Plaines, Illinois. Surviving are a son Karl R. (Brandi) Emmons of Galesburg, Michigan, a daughter Melissa Ann (Jason) Hoffman of Roanoke, a grandson Augie, his father Karl Jr. of Bremen, 3 sisters Jerri (Kenny) Shirley of Lakeville, Sherri (Joe) Kibbe of Plymouth, Terri (Sonny) Cripe of Walkerton, step-brother Rob(Tamara) Roberts in Tennessee and a step sister Deb (Don) Vance of LaPaz, IN. He was preceeded in death by his mother and Step-Mother Mary Ann Emmons.
Visitation for Richard will be held from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Saturday Feb. 22, 2020 followed by a memorial service at 12 noon at Sonrise United Methodist Church-Roanoke campus with Rev. Terry McDonald officiating.
Preferred memorials are to the American Cancer Society-Northeast Indiana chapter, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 East Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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