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Riley Dean Emerson


Riley Dean Emerson, 67, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Riley was born in Ennis, Texas on December 29, 1949 to Lonnie and Betty Marie (Garrett) Emerson.  He grew up in Ennis and graduated from Ennis High School in 1968.  He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force in Thailand and Vietnam.  On July 1, 1972 he married Sharon Dolezalik and they made their home in Kansas before moving back to Ennis in 1973. He worked for Abbott Label Company for thirty years as a supervisor in the production department.  He was a member of the American Legion.  He enjoyed sports, hunting and fishing.  His family was the joy of his life. He is survived by his loving wife of over forty-seven years, Sharon Emerson; the princess of his life his daughter, Jessica Emerson and her fiancée, D. J. Glenn; brother, Ed Emerson; sisters-in-law: Kim Wolfe and husband, Bruce, Connie Dixon and husband, Lynn; nieces: Amber Wolfe, Krystal Harrington, Justena Dixon, Elysia Ivey and Amanda Dolezalik; his number one buddy, Brad Krajca along with one great niece and two great nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Frankie Dolezalik. Memorial services are pending with J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.

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