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Vitus Edward Emerson, 86, Casey Co. KY

APril 23, 1926 ~ June 1, 2018 (Age 92)

Mr. Emerson was a self employed bricklayer and stone mason. He was a native of Liberty, KY, and a resident of the city at the time of his death. His final resting place will in Casey County. He was of a large, respected family. He was the son of the late Tommy & Jennie Monday Emerson, one of 18 children in the family. With his passing, seven siblings, three brothers and four sisters, survive. He leaves two direct living descendants.
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Vitus Edward Emerson, 92 of Liberty, KY, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Casey County Hospital in Liberty.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET, on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Brother Morris Bryant officiating. A private burial will follow in Whited Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12pmNoon-1pmCT/1pm-2pmET, on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Vitus Edward Emerson, 86, Casey Co. KY (1926-2018)

Born on April 23, 1926, in Liberty, Casey County, KY, he was a son of the late Tommy & Jennie Monday Emerson. He died Friday, June 1, 2018, in Liberty, Casey County, KY, at the age of 86 years, one month, and nine days.

He was a self-employed brick layer/stone mason.

He is survived by:
  • His daughter: Debbie Tremblay of Liberty, KY

  • A granddaughter: Tiffany Tremblay of Atlanta, GA

  • Three brothers: Kermit Emerson of Indiana; Wayne Emerson of Campbellsville, KY; and Dale Emerson of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four sisters: Imogene Hayes of Liberty, KY; and Eula Ford, Leona Hayes, and Velma Martin, all of of Campbellsville, KY

  • and a host of nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents, Vitus is preceded in death by eight sisters, Pat Bristow, Ruth Bryant, Chloe Lay, Syrilla Taylor, Gladys Wilson, Hazel Sharp, Dorothy Emerson and Beatrice Emerson; and two brothers, Stanley Emerson and Hafford Emerson.

Send condolences to the family of Vitus Edward Emerson

In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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