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Obituary – Robert Henry Emery (1937 – 2021)

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Robert Henry Emery of Harvey, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, January 8, 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Robert was born June 23, 1937, in Huntington, Arkansas to Eddie Emery and Elma Bell (Elmore) Emery. Robert was 83 years old.

Robert was a hard working man, who genuinely loved to work. He spent 37 years working in the oil field, was a back hoe operator and raised cattle in west Texas until retiring from the oil field, afterwards he moved to Harvey, Arkansas where he ranched full time on his place in Harvey. One of Roberts greatest passions was to read, specifically western novels. Robert loved the outdoors, he was a person who truly loved and enjoyed nature and he really enjoyed the time spent with his family. Robert was a meek and gentle man, who was very well respected by his family and friends. He could always be greeted with a firm and strong hand, a true gentleman. Everyone that knew Robert knew he was a man that was always true to his word.

Robert leaves behind to cherish his memory, his daughter Sandra Barker, grandson Brandon Ebaugh and his wife Marian Ebaugh of Wichita, Kansas, grandaughter Dana Bivens and her husband Dusty of Haysville, Kansas, and 3 great grandchildren; Hannah, Samuel, and Brayden. Robert will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of extended family, neighbors and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife Ester Mae (Rocky) Emery, his parents Eddie Emery and Elma Bell (Elmore) Emery, his brothers; Leon, Jim, Eddie Ray, Clarence, and Tony, his sister Latrisha, his children Donna, Johnny, and Janie.

Robert’s life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday January 14, 2021 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Robert’s visitation will be Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

You may leave words of remembrance for Robert’s family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com.

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