OBITUARY

Robert H. "Bob" Emery

April 23, 1941October 10, 2021

Robert H. Emery, age 80, of Pelham, Alabama passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021. He was born April 23, 1941 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.

"Bob" graduated from Lock Haven High School before earning the Bachelor of Science Degree from Lock Haven University and the Master of Education Degree from the University of Maryland. His professional career was in teaching, and he was a science specialist for Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland.

Bob was a member of First Baptist Church of Pelham, Alabama. His favorite pastimes included spending time with his grandchildren, playing golf, running, walking, woodworking, and Earth Science, particularly weather and the night sky.

Bob is survived by his wife, the former Eleanor Hammond Jones, to whom he was married on June 20, 1970; two children, Rear Admiral Gregory Kendall Emery (wife Sarah) and Laura Emery Merkle (husband Scott); and grandchildren, Alex, Eric, and Brooke Emery; Aubrey and Calan Merkle.

The family will greet friends from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Pelham, immediately followed by A Service of Remembrance for Bob Emery at 2 p.m. at the church, 2867 Pelham Parkway, Pelham, AL 35124. Burial will be at Southern Heritage Cemetery, Pelham. Dr. Daven Watkins will officiate.

Memorial gifts may be made to the D&D Challenge at First Baptist Church of Pelham, www.fbcpelham.org.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.SouthernHeritageFunerals.com for the Emery family.

Services

23 October

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

First Baptist Church of Pelham

2867 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124

23 October

A Service of Remembrance for Bob Emery

2:00 pm

First Baptist Church of Pelham

2867 Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124

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