The Rev. John Paul Emrick, 82, of Rossville, died on May 30, 2012.
John was born to the late William and Cora Emrick in Fort Wayne, In. John attended Tennessee Temple University and was an active member of Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church in Rossville. He was a devoted husband and father and his favorite pastime was fishing with his son.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Juanita Sittloh Emrick; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Winnie Emrick of Chickamauga; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Farrell Thomason of Rock Springs and Pam and Jerry Camp of Auburn Town, Tn.; grandchildren, Jeffrey Kimbro, Misty Yows and Nita Slatton as well as two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 1 in Elizabeth Terrace Baptist Church. The Rev. George Pinion will conduct the service at 11 a.m. in the church.
Interment will follow the service in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.
John was a faithful Christian who will be sadly missed by those who loved him.
Send condolences at www.CovenantFuneral.com
Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Cremation Service, Crox family owned and operated.