Robert "Bob" L. Emery


(Sept. 19, 2004)

A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Powell for Robert "Bob" L. Emery, 81, who died Sunday, Sept. 19, at his home in Powell.

He died of natural causes.

He was born Oct. 13, 1922, in Stratton, Colo., the son of Paul and Esther (Fulton) Emery.

He and his family moved to Wyoming in 1946 after his discharge from the Navy and settled in the Heart Mountain area where he and his father farmed together until his father's death in 1966. He continued to farm on his own until his retirement in 1987.

He married Mildred C. Borcher on Nov. 10, 1949, in Powell.

He was active in the American Legion and was especially interested in youth activities. He served as commander of Post #26 in 1994. He was also a life member of the V.F.W.

He enjoyed woodworking, dancing and going to polka parties, gardening and spending time with family and friends. His greatest pride was in his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred, of Powell; two sons, Boyd (Linda) and Brent (Kelly); two daughters, Lorrie (Randy) Lewis and Dawn (Jim) Jarrett; six grandchildren; one sister, Mona Phay; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother and a grandson.

Pastor Susan Adams-Trembath of First United Methodist will officiate. Memorials may be made to charity of choice.