Paul Myron Emmons

July 26, 1926February 10, 2014

Paul Myron Emmons, 87, of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina and formerly of Lanham, Maryland, died on Monday, February 10, 2014. Paul was born on July 26, 1926 in Cortland, New York to the late Ralph and Ellen Emmons. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Genevieve, and children, Mary Yarrington, Joe Emmons, Jim Emmons, Mark Emmons and Christine Chappell. Nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive him. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Lewis Emmons. Paul was a graduate of Binghamton Central High School in Binghamton, New York and Catholic University of America in Washington, D. C. He served with pride in the United States navy during World War II. He applied his Electrical Engineering degree in a distinguished career in Telecommunications Systems Engineer at NASA in Greenbelt, Maryland in support of the early manned space missions and with the National Communication System. He was devoted to God, his family, and his Catholic faith. The Emmons family will receive friends at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Maryland 20715 on Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 6 to 8 pm. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am, Monday, February 17, 2014 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 101 Owensville Road, West River, Maryland. Interment will follow at St. James' Parish Cemetery, Lothian, Maryland. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association (



  • Visitation Sunday, February 16, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Sunday, February 16, 2014


  • Graveside Service

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Marie Hoelzer

February 17, 2014

To Aunt Gen and all my cousins-I remember Uncle Paul's gentle smile and manner. He was never hard to be around. I wish I had spent more time getting to know this tall and kind uncle. My love and prayers for you today and always-Marie Catherine (McElheron) Hoelzer

February 17, 2014

So sorry to hear about Paul. My sincere sympathy to the family. May Almighty God provide you with comfort and peace during this difficult time of your life (2 Cor 1:3)

Lou Skojec

February 16, 2014

To all the Emmons my sincere condolences, what a wonderful man so honored to have know him. He will be sincerely missed. Good and faithful servant may God grant you Eternal rest and his perpetual light shine upon you. May God send his consoling grace and strength to all who grieve his passing.

Mary Yarrington

February 15, 2014

Glad you are in a better place now - I will miss you and love you forever.

Christine Chappell

February 15, 2014

I love you and miss you Dad. You are in God's embrace and forever in our hearts.