N. Canton - Robert J. Emerson, Jr., 79, passed away peacefully at home with his daughter, Susan, and close family friends by his side, June 19, 2019.
Born June 28, 1939 in Akron, he was a lifelong Cuyahoga Falls resident and had been employed with Chrysler, retiring in 2000. Robert was a member of Stow Lodge #768 F & AM and the Yusef Khan Grotto. He enjoyed doing yard work and was an active supporter of The GriefCare Place.
Preceded in death by the love of his life, Lindalu, sons, Robert J. Emerson, III and Troy Allen Emerson, he is survived by daughters, Susan Emerson of N. Canton, Karen Emerson, and daughter-in-law, Patricia Wetmore of Windham, ME; son-in-law, Kevin Posey of Frankfort, OH; sister, Vergene Natalizo, and many nieces and nephews.
Susan would like to thank Dad’s special angels on earth, Patricia F., Gay D., and Annette M. for all their love and support, helping her care for her father. She would also like to thank The Hospice Team, Angie, Megan and Laurie for their very special care.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Friends of the Pound, 1801 Mahoning Road, Canton, OH 44705.