Eugene H. Emmons age 83, of Lima died 5:40 p.m., Wed. Jan., 20, 2016. He was born July 28, 1932 to the late Joseph Berea and Jean Wilson Wallace Emmons.
Mr. Emmons retired from the State of Ohio where he had been a bridge inspector for ten years. Previously he had been a mechanic for Duff Truck Lines with 35 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and collecting guns.
Survivors include 5 children: Rebecca A. (Thomas) Dake of Mt. Victory, Cynthia S. Swaringer of Lima, Dan (Vickie) Emmons of Lima, David (Christina) Emmons of West Carolton and Gary A. (Kathy) Emmons of Houston, TX, 13 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren and a sister Shirley Lincoln of Lima.
He was preceded in death by a brother Robert Emmons.
A gathering will be held Sat. January 23 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville from 2-4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family to help with funeral expenses.