Raymond Jeffery "Big E" Emmert PDF Print
Thursday, 06 December 2012 16:37

Raymond Jeffery "Big E" Emmert, 54, of Tompkinsville, KY, passed away Wednesday, December 5th, at Macon County General Hospital, in Lafayette, TN. Jeff was born in Tompkinsville, Ky on November 16, 1958, a son of the late Evon (Kerr) Goad and Carroll Hugh Emmert. On July 3, 2004 at Monroe Baptist Church with Bro. Darrick Proffitt officiating, he married Sharon Ferguson Emmert who survives him.

Jeff worked as a Ferry Boat Captain for the State of Kentucky Highway department. He was a member of Tompkinsville Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Tompkinsville Masonic Lodge #753. Jeff was a Noble in the order of the Mystic Shrine of the Southern Jurisdiction.

Jeff is  also survived by three sons Matthew "Little E" Emmert and his wife Emily, Billy Chad Woods and Michael  Woods, all of Tompkinsville, KY; two sisters, Tabitha (Chris) Harp, of Red Boiling Springs, TN; Natalie (Larry) Turner, of Gamaliel, KY; a step sister, Debbie Terhune of Clarksville, TN a step brother, Shane Goad, of Houston, TX. By his step father, Shirley Goad. And his mother-in-law, Lena "Ma" Moore; 4 grandchildren; Aubrey Woods, Mattie Woods, Mason Woods and Kyndel Woods. Also surviving are three special children of "Ho Ho's"- Thomas Stone, Jay Cooper and Cariana Rowland.

Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, a brother; Greg Emmert and step brother; Ed Goad.

Funeral services will be conducted at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 12 Noon on Saturday, December 8th,  with Bro. Darrick Proffitt and Bro. Tom Stokes officiating, and special words about "Big E" by Joe Ford.

Visitation begins Friday, December 7 after 10:00 A.M. and Saturday 6:00 A.M.-12 noon at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Friday night.

Burial will be in the Bailey Cemetery.

Family request donations to Yokely Trible Funeral Home for funeral expenses, to the Bailey Cemetery or the First Baptist Church.







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