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Mr. Roger Dean Emerick, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2014)

Mr. Emerick was a veteran, and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was the lead electrician at the General Electric Glass Plant in Logan, Ohio, and retired after forty years of service. Mr. Emerick was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a faithful and dedicated Christian and humanitarian and was a living witness of God's love. He thoroughly enjoyed his time spent on mission trips, most notably to Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Belize, and twice to South Africa. His wife of 55 years, Kay Emerick, survives. He leaves four direct living descendants.
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Mr. Roger Dean Emerick of Campbellsville, KY, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, after a brief illness.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Roger Dean Emerick at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jim Ditty and Bro. Johnny Ditty will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday,


Mr. Emerick will be carried to his final resting place by Randy Emerick, Mike Burton, Justin Burton, Adam Schein, Bro. Jim Ditty, and Bro. Johnny Ditty.

Mr. Roger Dean Emerick, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2014>

He was born June 12, 1939, in Oreville, OH. He was the son of the late George and Mae (Guess) Emerick, and was raised by his grandmother, Hattie Mae Guess, after the death of his mother. He died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY at the age of 75 years, 6 months, and 19 days of age.

Mr. Emerick was a veteran, and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was the lead electrician at the General Electric Glass Plant in Logan, Ohio, and retired after forty years of service. Mr. Emerick was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a faithful and dedicated Christian and humanitarian and was a living witness of God's love. He thoroughly enjoyed his time spent on mission trips, most notably to Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Belize, and twice to South Africa.

Mr. Emerick leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife of 55 years: Kay Emerick of Campbellsville, KY

  • One daughter: Krystal Emerick Burton and husband Mike of Campbellsville, KY

  • One son: Randy Dean Emerick of Davenport, Florida
  • Two grandchildren: Justin Burton and Kaylee Burton, both of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three sisters: Betty Couden and Mary K. Frauenknecht of Owensboro, and Louella Johnson of Lebanon, Ohio

  • A half-brother: Jimmie Emerick of Zanesville, Ohio,

  • And a host of other extended family and friends
He was also preceded in death by a son, Scott Matthew Emerick, and two brothers, Edward Emerick and George Wesley Emerick.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the Campbellsville Baptist Church Mission Fund or Gideon Bibles, and can be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Roger Emerick

L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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