William Emens

July 19, 1928April 18, 2019

William A. “Bill” Emens, Jr. passed from this life on to his eternal home on April 18, 2019 in Frisco, Texas. Bill, who was 90 years old, was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 19, 1928 to Katherine and William Emens, Sr. Bill graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit, MI in 1948, then when on to earn his BA in Accounting from the Detroit Institute of Technology in 1962. He served in the U.S. Navy from August, 1948 to August, 1952. Bill worked for General Motors for 40 years. He was the Traffic Manager of the Lordstown Assembly Plant from 1966 until his retirement in 1988.

Bill married his sweetheart, Marjorie Colden in August of 1956. They parented three sons; Richard, Randall, and Robert. They resided in Canfield, OH until his retirement, then he and Marge moved to Oldsmar, FL where they lived until Marge passed away. Bill then moved to Frisco, TX where he resided until his passing.

Family and friends recall Bill as a devoted husband and loving father. He loved playing golf, square dancing and playing the piano and organ. He loved all kinds of music, especially the Big-Band sounds as well as Jazz, Country and 40’s music.

He and Marge were long-time members of the Old North Baptist Church in Canfield, OH until they moved to Florida.

Bill was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Emens; his father, William Emens, and his beloved wife, Marjorie Emens. His legacy lives on through his sons; Richard of Clearwater, FL; Randall (Cynthia) of Little Elm, TX; and Robert (Susan) of Garrettsville, OH. Bill’s life will live on through his grandchildren Jonathan, Michael, Jeffrey, Evan, Nathan and five Great-Grandchildren.

Bill was loved while he was with us here on Earth and will continued to be loved through time and all eternity. He will be dearly missed.


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