Michael Emmons

Michael L. Emmons, 48, of Astoria died at 2:20 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2001, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 7, 1953, in Beardstown, a son of Merrill Eugene and Rosalie Briney Emmons. He married Cindy Specketer. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Brian (and Mindi) of Bartonville and Kevin of Washington; two granddaughters; one sister, Sharon Pierce of Lincoln; one uncle; and one aunt.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

He was shift supervisor at Dynegy Corp. in Havana. He was a former acting agronomist for Norris Farms and also had worked as a Funk Seed dealer.

He was former coach of the Havana swim team.

He was a past member of Hickory-Kerton Fire Dept.

He was a member of Dickson Mounds Archaeological Association and Mason County Dive and Rescue Team.

He was the commissioner of Big Lake Drainage Dist.

Services will take place at a later date. Cremation will be accorded. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Mason County Dive and Rescue Team or to Hickory-Kerton Fire Dept.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/23/2001

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