Leland Emmons

Obituary of Leland G. Emmons

MORENCI - Leland G. Emmons, age 86, of Clayton, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at ProMedica Charles and Virginia Hickman Hospital. He was born on September 7, 1935, in Jasper, the son of Kenneth and Leah (Sell) Emmons. He was a graduate of Morenci High School, attended Michigan State University, and proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He married Darlene Ries on March 10, 1956, in Seneca and she survives. Leland had been employed at Standard Register, retiring in 2005. Leland attended Jasper Bible Church and was a member of the Morenci America Legion. Leland enjoyed being outdoors doing anything from grilling, gardening, cutting wood, or just having fun with his grandchildren. But his greatest love was his bountiful garden that he shared with everyone

In addition to his wife, Darlene of 65 years, Leland is survived by his children, Lee (Patty Collar) Emmons, Margaret Waltz, Chris (Melinda) Emmons, and Eric (Sandy) Emmons; brother, Roger Emmons; two sisters, Joyce Garwood and Rosemary Chisholm; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bertha Emmons and Marjorie Kintner; brother, Bruce Emmons; and two great-grandchildren, Koryn Emmons and Tyler Price.

Visitation for Leland will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 4-8 p.m. at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci with Rev. Bruce Jewett officiating. Burial will be held in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci where full military rites will be accorded by the Morenci American Legion.

You may send condolences to the family at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be given to Jasper Bible Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Morenci.

 

 

Tuesday
26
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Eagle-Marry Funeral Home - Morenci
303 North Summit St
Morenci, Michigan, United States
517-265-3312
Wednesday
27
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Eagle-Marry Funeral Home - Morenci
303 North Summit St
Morenci, Michigan, United States
517-265-3312
Wednesday
27
October

Burial

12:00 pm
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Oak Grove Cemetery
M 156
Morenci , Michigan, United States
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