Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Bill “Willy” Emmons, 60, of Tremont, died at 4:05 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at his home.

 Born Jan. 5, 1952, in Pekin to Bert and Vonna Greene Emmons, he married Phyllis White on July 1, 1972, in Pekin. She survives.

 Also surviving is one sister, Linda Emmons-Maquet of Pekin; and one sister-in-law, Glenda (Bob) Kaiser of Tremont.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He worked at Morton Buildings in Morton as the fleet manager, last working on Dec. 11.

 He was a member of Tremont Baptist Church where he served as chairman of the trustees.

 His funeral was Saturday at Tremont Baptist Church. The Rev. Noah Lee officiated.  Visitation was Friday at Davis Mortuary in Tremont.  Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.

 Memorials may be made to TAPS or Tremont Baptist Church.

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