Born July 10, 1935 in Casey County, KY, he is the son of the late Granville and Dessie Marples Emerson. He retired from Valspar Paint Company in Indianapolis, Indiana and was an Air Force veteran. Junior enjoyed being outside, he loved hunting, fishing, and mowing the grass.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by 4 brothers, Jesse, Curtis, Morris, and J.L. Emerson; and 5 sisters, Julia Thomas, Aletha Land, Mabel Ruscher, Opal Murphy and Myrtle Emerson.
Funeral services are 7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 19, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Military honors will follow the funeral service.
Visitation is Thursday from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.