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Donald Curtis Emerson

February 23, 1944 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 75)

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Donald Curtis Emerson, 75, of Franklin, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 in Franklin, Indiana.

Donald was born on Wednesday, February 23rd, 1944 in Liberty, Kentucky to the late Vertice Emerson and Odra (Dick) Emerson.

On Saturday, December 10, 1966, Donald married the love of his life Alma (Bowman) Emerson.

Donald enjoyed Raccoon hunting and his beloved dog, Molly. He was a Kentucky Wildcats fan and liked sports. He loved spending time with and cooking for the family. Donald proudly served his Country from 1961 to 1965. Donald was a United States Air Force Veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Alma Emerson of Franklin, Indiana; children, Don (Brenda) Emerson of Branch, Michigan, Lisa (Faron) Followell of Franklin, Indiana, Pam (Joe) Self of Greenwood, Indiana; brother, Bill Emerson of Liberty, Kentucky; sisters, Kay Baxter of Stanford, Kentucky, Tootie (Danny) Yaden of Liberty, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Teri Sluder, Kellie Boyd, Cody Kakavecos, Noah Self, Bailey Self, Emerson Self, and six great grandchildren.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Floyd Emerson; and sister, Anna Lou Bell.

Funeral will be held on Saturday, December 28th, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel with visitation from 11:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial to follow funeral service at First Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin, Indiana.

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 28, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home-Whiteland
729 HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Funeral
Saturday
December 28, 2019

1:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home-Whiteland
729 HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Interment

First Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Franklin, IN