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Glen E. "Gene" Emerson

July 13, 1935 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Glen E. "Gene" Emerson Obituary

Glen E. “Gene” Emerson, of Liberty, KY, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023. He was 88.

Born July 13, 1935, in Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late Sherman and Carrie Sandusky Emerson. Gene was a United States Army Veteran and a retiree of Ford Motor Company. Gene was married to the late Loretta Belle Wyatt Emerson, who passed away March 13, 2003. He was a member of the Colerain Masonic Lodge #759, Syrian Shriners, and Thomas Ridge Church. Gene was also a longtime member of the Casey County Funeral Honor Guard.

Gene is survived by his son, Phillip (Terry) Emerson, of Cincinnati, Ohio; his brother, Rex (Connie) Emerson, of Oxford, Ohio; his grandchildren, Nichole and Loren Emerson; his special friend, Tommye Allen; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Emerson; his son, Stephen W. Emerson; his brothers, Omer Coy Emerson, Jesse Franklin Emerson, and Rollin Lyle Emerson; and his sisters, Vatus Gibson, Lois Wells, and Jewell Smith.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 13, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn and Bro. Darrell Karnes officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery with military rites by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 12, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with masonic rites at 7:00 P.M.

Arrangements for Mr. Glen E. “Gene” Emerson are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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November 12, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
November 13, 2023

1:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539


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