Robert Emery
Robert Emery

Robert Emery, 82, Twelve Mile, passed away at 9:50 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

He was born Jan. 23, 1935, in Fulton County, the son of the late Paul and Violet (Johnson) Emery.

Bob was a very hard worker that loved his family. He loved bowling, fishing, lawn mower racing and antique tractors. He had a giving heart and would help anyone. He retired from the C&O Railroad and was a farmer.

He is survived by his loving wife, Janice Emery, Twelve Mile; two sons, Dale (Kim) Emery, Logansport, and Jerome (Jenni) Emery, Logansport; daughter Julie (Robert) Schroder, Logansport; sister Paulletta Shafer, Twelve Mile; four grandchildren, Lacey Emery, Drew Emery, Nathan Schroder and Neil Schroder; five great-grandchildren, Braxton, Lillyn, Maxine, Parker and Carter; and other extended family, Patty, Randy and Karee.

His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at the Fulton United Methodist Church. Friends may visit from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Burial will take place at Fulton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com.