Larry Emsweller

November 3, 1949June 2, 2012

EMSWELLER, Larry Carson Age, 62, died June 2, 2012in Nashville. He graduated from Overton High School in Nashville, TN and attended Aquinas College and University of Tennessee. Mr. Emsweller had a lengthy Emmy award-winning television career as a reporter and news anchor including positions in Nashville at Channels 2 and 4, as well as in Hattiesburg, MS, Charleston, SC, San Francisco, CA, and Albany, NY. He was active in the Catholic Diocese of Nashville. Survived by his wife, Margaret Berry Emsweller; daughters, Elysia (Chris) Sandlin, Spring Hill; Brittany Emsweller, Franklin; and Elizabeth (Beau) Ellenbecker, Wiesbaden, Germany; grandchildren, Anna, Alex, Josiah and Jude; aunt, June Pindel; cousin, Larry George; and sisters-in-law, Lynn Gregory and Beth Berry, both of Nashville. Preceded in death by his parents, Carson and Jean Emsweller and son, Christopher Emsweller. Visitation will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Fleming Center at the Cathedral of the Incarnation at 2015 West End Ave in Nashville. A Vigil Service and sharing will begin at 6:30 pm. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, at the Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in memory of Mr. Emsweller to the Nashville Alzheimer’s Association or Cathedral of the Incarnation.


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Anna Bastow

February 7, 2018

My Grandfather meant the world to me. He was the father I never had and the best friend I ever had. It kills me to know that when I call he will never answer. I love him more than anything in this world and hope he is happy up in heaven with uncle Chris, his mother, his father, the dogs, and countless others.

Judy Springer McNeely

June 15, 2012

I can tell that Larry stayed the same sweet, happy guy that I knew in high school. He was like a brother to my sister, and a big brother to me. I wish we had kept in touch. I feel his loss, even from a distance. Prayers for you all.

Carolyn Springer-Smith

June 13, 2012

Margaret, my thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. I only wish I had kept in contact with Larry and can't imagine he is gone. He was always so sweet and funny, my whole family loved him dearly. He will always be Robin Hood to me.

June 9, 2012

Wishing all of the family peace. We have not met although we met Larry a while back when he was in Connersville. We had always planned to get together so our families could get to know each other. My mom was an Emsweller. Thinking of you at this time. Roy, Patricia (Miller) Cudworth and family

Charlie Scott

June 8, 2012

Larry was top-notch as a journalist and a person. It was a pleasure working with him during our association at Channel 2. Condolences to his Family on the loss of this fine human being.

Jyl Rogers

June 8, 2012

Margaret, my heartfelt sympathy and love to you and your family during this sad time of loss. I feel so grateful that my life was touched by Larry's and will always remember his infectious smile and laughter. My prayers are with you all. Much love.

Bill Shapard

June 7, 2012

I had the pleasure of working with Larry at Ch2. He was a true professional. He never got rattled when things were falling apart, and was always upbeat even during the bad times. I am shocked and saddened by his passing. My deepest sympathy to all of his family.

Larry George

June 7, 2012

My cousin is in heaven. He was such a great soul and I know that God is with him. May his family find peace with the help of God.

Carol Regonini

June 7, 2012

Dear Margaret,

My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless you

Wendell, Kim & Ethan Leisinger

June 6, 2012

Margaret, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time. Larry was quite a guy who had an energy that we will always remember.
May God's peace be with you.