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Wayne Russell Emerson
January 13, 1940 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Wayne Emerson, 83, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, son of the late Tommy Emerson and Mattie McElroy Emerson was born January 13th, 1940 in Liberty, KY, and departed this life on October 26th, 2023 at Taylor Regional Hospital.
He united in marriage to Ms. Betty Ann Allen on June 30th, 1973. She survives. He recently professed faith in Christ and loved gardening. Wayne was a retired heavy machinery operator. He worked for Elmo Greer, Ruby Construction, Hayden Brothers, and many others through the years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by:
Three sisters and one brother: Eula Ford; Velma Martin and her husband, Marvin; Imogene Hayes; and Dale Emerson, all of Campbellsville
Five brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law: Carper Hayes of Campbellsville; Jim Allen of Indianapolis; Bob Allen and his wife, Virginia, of Indianapolis; Dean Allen and his wife, Tracy, of Leitchfield; Danny “Pete” Allen of Leitchfield; Rebecca Emory and her fiancé, Ron, of Arizona; Tonda Cooper of Indianapolis; Brenda Branch and her husband, Rick, of Indianapolis; and Phyliss Lee and her husband, Brian, of Indianapolis
Wayne was preceded in death by:
One son, Russell Dewayne Emerson
One sister, Leona Hayes
Two brothers-in-law: Buford Hayes and Billy Ford
VISITATION: Monday, October 30th, 2023 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Monday, October 30th, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville with burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
PALLBEARERS: Tommy Dale Emerson, Shawn Rainwater, Kent Ford, Lester McNeill, Tye Ford, and Tom Sakole
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Wayne Emerson at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.