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									                                Death Announcement

                               Jerry Wayne Emmons
FRANKFORT, KY - Jerry Wayne Emmons of Chinook Trail in Frankfort was found
dead at his home by neighbors on Monday October 25, 2004. His death was sudden and
unexpected. According to the Franklin County Corner’s Office, he died of natural
causes. He was 54 years old and of the Christian faith.

Mr. Emmons was a career employee of Commonwealth of Kentucky. During his career,
he worked in the Kentucky Department of Education – Adult Education, for the Cabinet
for Work Force Development and most recently the Department for Unemployment
Insurance – Employment Training.

Mr. Emmons was born May 31, 1950 at Maysville, KY. He attended Tilton Elementary
School and was a 1968 Graduate of Fleming County High School. He was named an All-
State baseball player, having pitched a rare perfect game in his senior year at FCHS. Mr.
Emmons attended Western Kentucky University where he played varsity baseball for the
Hilltoppers. He was also a star pitcher and hitter for Coach Don Hardin’s Morehead
American Legion Baseball team. Mr. Emmons was a 1974 graduate of Morehead State
University. While at MSU he was a member of Delta Tau Delta social fraternity.

Prior to joining state government, Mr. Emmons was Director of the Fleming County
Recreation Park at Flemingsburg. He was an avid and accomplished golfer. Mr.
Emmons was an award winning volunteer fundraiser for Big Brothers/ Big Sister of the
Bluegrass in their Frankfort Bowling for Kids Sake. Additionally, he was recognized by
his peers and honored by Governor Paul Patton as Adult Educator of the Year in 2000.

Mr. Emmons was the third of six children born to the late Lowell Lee and Theresa Fay
Emmons of Tilton, KY in rural Fleming County. Growing up he assisted with the family
general store and farming enterprises. The business, L. L. Emmons General Store was
established by his paternal grandfather, Lamar Lee Emmons in 1898 and continued
operation in the Emmons family until the death of his father Lowell Lee Emmons 1992.
The business, now known as the Tilton Store, remains a thriving crossroads business
operating in the original structure.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Janice Kay Carpenter and an infant
brother William Scott Emmons all of Fleming County. Mr. Emmons was a bachelor,
who lived alone with his two pet dogs Rock and Bud. He is survived by three brothers:
Elgin (Kathy) Emmons of Ft. Thomas, KY, Dale (Alison) Emmons of Richmond, KY
and Lowell Louis “Double L” (Tammy) Emmons of Flemingsburg, KY.

In addition to a host of friends and extended family, other survivors include:
A Dear First Cousin:
Brownie (Virginia) Emmons, Tilton, KY
Seven Nephews
Michael (Joyce) Mineer, Bear Creek, NC
Scott (Amy) Emmons, Lexington KY
T. J. (Stacey) Emmons, Birmingham, AL
Jamie Emmons, Lexington, KY
Will Emmons, Richmond, KY
Chris Emmons, Morehead, KY
Lance Emmons, Flemingsburg, KY

Three Nieces
Jennifer (Mike) Rowe, Taylor Mill, KY
Lee Ann (Jeremy) Fogle, Fairfield, OH
Kaylyn Emmons, Flemingsburg, KY

Three Great Great Nieces
Katie Fogle, Fairfield, OH
Mollie Fogle, Fairfield, OH

Two Great Great Nephews
Jack Fogle, Fairfield, OH
Isaiah Emmons, Lexington, KY

Five Aunts and Uncles
Mary Fay Taylor, Lexington, KY
John Robert & Joan Fay, Lake St. Louis, MO
Louis Fay, Minerva, KY
Pauline Fay, Minerva, KY

Funeral Arrangements are being conducted by Denton and Workman Funeral Home,
Flemingsburg, KY. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday night 6:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday. Burial will at the Flemingsburg

It should read: Memorial gifts may be sent to either Northridge Church, P. O. Box
1374, Richmond, KY 40476 or Big Brother and Big Sisters of Frankfort, 649 Charity
Court, Frankfort, KY 40601.


For additional details contact Mr. Gary Workman, Denton Workman Funeral Home 606-845-3511,
Dale Emmons 859-333-6674, Elgin Emmons (859) 760-5756 or Lowell (Double L) Emmons 606-748-

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