Donald R. Emerson

Brown County

Donald R. “Bud” Emerson, 73, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 30, 2015, at his home in Brown County.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Emerson; children, Donna (Charles) Dodson of Columbus, Rhonda (Alex) Sizemore, Michael (Tina) Emerson and Robert Emerson all of Trafalgar; Deanna Emerson of Russellville and Amanda Emerson of Trafalgar; siblings, Anna (Harvey) Haugh of Franklin, Wilma Johnson, Garnetta (Harold) Vaught, Loretta (Hobert) Roark and Boyd (Jan) Emerson all of Nashville and Darryl (Pam) Emerson of Edinburgh; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Bud was preceded in death by a daughter, Thelma Emerson; son, Ronald Sandner-Emerson; and a sister, Ava Emerson.

The Rev. Wayne Baker will conduct a funeral service at noon Saturday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Spearsville Wesleyan Cemetery in Brown County.