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OBITUARY

Leroy D Emigh

July 16, 1931July 25, 2020
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Leroy D. Emigh, 89, of Wallaceton, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on July 16, 1931 in Wallaceton, the son of the late John and Bertha (Williams) Emigh. On October 1, 1960 in Wheeling, WV, he married the former Mary Jane Yatta, who preceded him in death on November 27, 2013. Leroy served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Leroy was the Owner of Emigh’s Auto Repair and Towing and Emigh’s Junk Yard. He was a lifetime member of Wallaceton Fire Department. His hobbies included tinkering on cars, his dogs and spending time with his grandchildren and friends. He is survived by his 11 children: Leroy Maines, Clearfield, Wayne Emigh and his wife Bonnie, Woodland; John Emigh and his wife Vada, Wallaceton; Mike Williams, Montoursville; Cindy Bradley and her husband Mike, Brisbin; Robin Yarger and her husband Rod, Wallaceton; Tom Emigh and his companion, Anna, Wallaceton; Penny Hunt, Wallaceton; Kathy Lewis and her husband Gary, Wallaceton; Kristina Fenton and her husband Scott, Morrisdale; Donald “Bumper” Emigh and his wife Samantha, Wallaceton; a son-in-law, John Dixon, Munson; 37 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a lifelong friend Bill Downey. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two daughters: Rhonda Emigh and Deb Dixon, a son, Paul Douglas Emigh, two grandchildren, two great grandchildren, eight siblings: Donald, James, Paul, Burton Emigh, Mary Weitoish, Violet Shoffner, Genevieve Stratton and Ruth Pearson; and a son-in-law, James Hunt Jr. A funeral service will be held for Leroy D. Emigh at 2 pm on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at the Cornerstone Community Fellowship Church/Wallaceton Church of God, 184 Clearfield Street, Wallaceton, PA 16876 with Pastor Matt Scott officiating. Burial will be at the Summit Hill Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 1-4 and 6-9 pm on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Cornerstone Community Fellowship Church/Wallaceton Church of God. An additional time of viewing will be held on Wednesday from 12-2 pm at the church. Memorial Contributions may be made in memory to AseraCare Hospice. The family of Leroy Emigh would like to offer a special thank you to the care given during his time on hospice to AseraCare and his niece Deb Litzinger. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. To post an online tribute, please visit www.bennettandhouserfuneralhome.com or www.mem.com.

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Barry Gormont

July 30, 2020

Just wanted to send our condolences. Barry always enjoyed talking with Leroy at the Wed lunch visits the guys had at Key Largos and the Bell restaurant in Kylertown
With deepest sympathy
Barry and Cindy Gormont🙏🙏

Kim Freeman

July 27, 2020

What a beautiful tribute video! What a beautiful family! I did not have the privilege of knowing Leroy personally, but I know a couple of his children, "Bumper" and Robin. My sincere condolences to you both, and to your entire family. I am very sorry for your loss. May God comfort and hold your hearts during this difficult time. May the memories and love your shared with your father, grandfather, great- grandfather , etc. live on in your hearts and keep you strong!

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