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Ellsworth D. Emery

September 24, 1928 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Ellsworth D. Emery, 93, of Centralia passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Fireside House in Centralia. He was born on September 24, 1928, the son of Dennis and Artie (Gambill) Emery in Centralia. He married Villa Mae Moore on October 7, 1963, in Alabama and she survives in Centralia.


Along with his wife Villa Emery, survivors include his devoted family, sons Scott Emery of Centralia, and Dane Emery of Centralia; and several nieces and nephews.


Mr. Emery was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Genevieve Weaver, and Ozelma Miller; and brother Joseph Emery.


Mr. Emery was a proud United States Navy veteran. He attended the church of Christ in Centralia. He was a loyal employee of the BN Railroad working as an engineer for 44 years, until his retirement. He was a lifelong member of the NRA, and a member of the Belted Galloway Society. He enjoyed working the land as a farmer. He liked to take long walks in the woods, finding rest in nature. Ellsworth was a honest, hardworking man that will be dearly missed by his family and friends.


Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is privileged to be assisting the family of Ellsworth Emery with arrangements. A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. Friends are welcome to a visitation time with the family from 6:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Ellsworth’s honor to the Family’s Wishes. Online condolences and memories of Ellsworth may be shared with family by visiting www.maczfuneralhomes.com and/or the funeral home’s Facebook page.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 12, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Macz Funeral Home - Centralia
234 S. Elm St
Centralia, IL 62801

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
October 12, 2021

7:00 PM
Macz Funeral Home - Centralia
234 S. Elm St
Centralia, IL 62801

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