Robert Willard Emmons

March 13, 1928November 19, 2012

Robert W. Emmons, 84 of Huntington, passed away Monday morning November 19, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne. Robert worked at Fisher Body in Marion for 30 years. He was a member of theUnion Church and enjoyed ministering to the residence at the Heritage of Huntington. Robert served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy for two tours. In his free time he enjoyed fishing and wood crafting.

Robert was born on March 13, 1928 in Kosciusko County Indiana. A son of DeVon and Gladys (Dick) Emmons. He was united in marriage to Edna Grossman on June 22, 1987 in Huntington, IN. His wife survives.

Additional Survivors include – one daughter: Jody Montgomery of Andrews, IN; One Stepdaughter Marilyn (Dennis) Sonner of Columbia City, IN; a Son: Dave (Janie) Emmons of Cove City, NC; Nine Grandchildren: Michel, Michele, Marisa, Megan, Chantel, Selene, Kelly, Caleb, and Cora; Two Step Grandchildren: Stacie, and Andrea; and 14 Great Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by a Stepson: Paul Grossman; a Brother: Devon “Buck” Emmons; Three Sisters: Ignota Smith, Mardge Hubbard, and Marcella Merica.

Visitation will take place on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN.

Funeral Services will take place on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will take place at Mt. Etna Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are to the American Lung Association. Memorials can be sent in C/O Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750


  • Visitation Friday, November 23, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 23, 2012

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Megan Emmons

November 22, 2012

You will be missed. With love Megan, Tavis and Takara.

Michele Massengill

November 22, 2012

You will be missed, Grandpa. Love you always. Michele, Tori, Keegan and Cadence

Michael Hubartt

November 21, 2012

Dear Aunt Edna and Cousins David and Jody, my deepest sympathy to you. Uncle Bill was the last one of the Devon and Gladys Emmons family surviving. Although I have'nt seen him in many years, o do have memories of good times visiting mom's youngest brother when we were young at home. With sympathy, Marjorie June (Emmons) Hubartt,s, oldest son, Michael.

Maria Hamilton

November 21, 2012

Edna, Jody, Dave - we are all sorry to hear about Uncle Bill's death. I will be able to attend on Friday so will see you all then.

Marisa Emmons

November 21, 2012

Grandpa you have always been in my heart and you always will be. Wish I could have seen you before you passed. But I know I will see you someday and I can't wait until that day comes. Love you!


November 21, 2012

So sorry to hear about your loss Edna,Jody,Dave and Marilyn my thoughts and prayers to you all!!