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John Scott Emerson
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“I am just now learning that you are gone and my heart is broken. Our friendship spanned decades, states, phases... I have deeply missed you over the...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Jody Skinner Heiserman - Alvin, TX

“Dear Emerson family, So sad to hear about John's passing. I remember many days and nights shooting hoops or playing football at Cunningham Park Elem...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Patty Collier (McAleese) - VA

“My name is Veronika Portillo daughter of Julia Portillo . My mother has worked for Mr. Emerson company for 3 years and still employed . She has so...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Veronika Portillo - Alexandria, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Emerson family, especially Darien who I had the pleasure to coach soccer when he was with the Maniacs. John...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Jay Liwanag - Falls Church, VA

“What to say of a man who left many memories.... I remember sitting in the hall at Madison, hearing him, Ken Grandjean, and a few others play...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: Bruce Stewart - Annandale, VA

“John will surely be missed-I know that my life was richer for knowing him.Our condolences to his extended family and to his brother Mike-We will all...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: Anthony & Sherry Fantaci - VA

“The entire staff of Mosby Woods Elementary expresses condolences to Darien and his family. Your dad clearly enjoyed beginning his day walking with...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Mosby Woods Elementary - Fairfax, VA

“John was my son Walt's soccer coach for five seasons. He was an excellent role model & made a huge difference in my son's life. John will be missed. ”
8 of 37 | Posted by: Elizabeth Coughlan - Fairfax, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Darien and the rest of the Emerson family. From, Raptors Black, VYS ”
9 of 37 | Posted by: Shanyn McNulty - Vienna, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with John’s entire family. He was a great neighbor for many years and I could always...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Ann Schultz - Fairfax, VA

“Dear Johnny.You will stay forever in my heart and in my soul,like greatest MAN in the world. ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: Anna - Matthews, NC

“My husband and I met John, on the evening of February 16th, 2013. The three of us found ourselves in the emergency room. I know now that God and the...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Craig & Perri Walsh - Alexandria, VA

“Georgia and I want to send our thoughts and prayers to Johnny's family whom we never had the pleasure to meet, and our old friends from Adahi Bill,...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Jim & Georgia Curtis - WV

“I met John when he attended computer school with my husband. John was a funny guy. He called me "Empress" probably because I tried to boss him around...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: Elaine Wiggins - Annandale, VA

“Honest to a fault, John was a good man, a good father, and a good friend. One hell of a musician -rock-solid rhythm guitar player, he played and sang...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Sid Khalaji - Annandale, VA

“Mike and Family, I am so sorry to here of the loss of your brother. May God keep you close and comfort you at this difficult time. Patty Payne...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Patty Payne - Middleburg, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers to the Emerson family. ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Joseph A Dalfonzo - Springfield, VA

“Dear Lola and Bill, Our hearts go out to you. We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you and your family are in our prayers and...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Tom and Judy Adams - East Berlin, PA

“My heartfelt condolences to you all....My God smile down on you all and bless you and give you strength to know that in this time of heartache and...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Rusty Vint - Nokesville, VA

“Dear Mike and family,you are in our prayers as you grieve."The Lord bless you and keep you, and give you peace". In His love, Skip and Jane ”
20 of 37 | Posted by: Skip and Jane Gross - Leesburg, VA

“I am very sorry to hear about the passing of John. Way to early for anyone in this time of life. Bill, Lola, I express to you both my heart felt...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Ken Grandjean - Wells, NV

“We send our condolences to all of John's family and pray you will find comfort in knowing he is a better place. ”
22 of 37 | Posted by: Wayne Taylor Family - Crofton, MD

“Bill & Lola, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of sorry. May God continue to bless and keep you. ”
23 of 37 | Posted by: John & Thelma Alston - Clermont, FL

“Bill, Lola and Family: Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved son John. Our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: john & Nancy Paganoni - Manassas, VA

“Later, on a proper page. ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: George B. McCeney - Glencoe, MD

“I met and cared for John during his stay at Fairfax Hospital. His enthusiasm and energy was contagious, and he had a working office from his bed! We...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: Annie Bowman - McLean, VA

“We would like to express our deepest condolences to the entire family of this precious man. Know that he is indeed in the everlasting arms of our...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: Robbie and Sally Reno - Vienna, VA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. It was always good to see Johnny. When he would come in...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: J. Vann , Sandy & Nathan Roark - VA

“Johnny - You can now rest in the Glory of our Lord. No pain - no cancer. Darien, Aunt Lola, Uncle Bill, Michael, Billy & family members -...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Joy & Stephen Campbell - Topeka, KS

“Johnny, So sorry to hear about your passing. My Dad thought the world of you and was so happy when you bought the mountain from him. You are now with...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Dave and Romayne Ashley - VA

“Jackie and I send you our deepest sympathy. We can only imagine what it's like to lose a son. We are always here for you, whatever you need. ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: George Hodgkiss - Browntown, VA

“Quitting was not an option. There was no quit in you, brother. You fought the fight and crossed the line. May you now be at peace with God. Love,...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Billy Emerson - Vienna, VA

“Johnny, Go rest high on the mountain! You've earned it. Prayers to his family. ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: JoAnn Perdue Rohrbach - VA

“So long Johnny ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Stanley S. Ather - Southern Pines, NC

“I am deeply saddened to here of Johns passing, Darien and his family are in my thoughts and prayers ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: A.J Jarvis - Culpeper, VA

“Billy and I had the opportunity to meet John when he came to the River (Berkeley Beach) to visit. He was a wonderful person and so full of joy. We...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Kelley and Billy - Bealeton, VA

“Johnny, Forever missed and loved! ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Jim and Yvonne Gray - Manassas, VA


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John Scott Emerson, 53, of Fairfax, Virginia, died of cancer Wednesday, April 10, 2013. He was born in Arlington, Virginia January 26, 1960 and graduated from James Madison High School in Vienna, VA. He earned associates degrees at Northern Virginia Community College and The Computer Learning Center in Alexandria, VA. John had a number of careers including: working on the Conowingo Dam rebuilding project (Delaware) and oil rigs in Texas. He was a driver, recruiter and traffic manager for Schneider National trucking company and Waddell Transfer. John also worked in the IT industry with CAIS, Globix, PSINet, and Qwest Communications International, where he was a senior consultant. He also had a career as an auto insurance claims appraiser in which he worked for Aetna Life and Casualty, Allstate and USAA. He was also a manager and senior sales agent at Americar and Avis Rent a Car. At the time of his death he was owner of Dominion Maids LLC in Fairfax, VA. John was an accomplished guitar player, singer and songwriter. He was president of Webco Records of Virginia, Acoustigrass Music Publishing and Acoustigrass Entertainment LTD where he was the manager and booking agent for several internationally acclaimed bands. He was active in local youth sports coaching soccer and basketball. John possessed tremendous wit, determination and a strong work ethic, conducting his personal and business affairs with integrity, honor, and loyalty. John is survived by his son Darien John Emerson, parents Bill and Lola Emerson, brothers Mike Emerson (Sherry), and Billy Emerson (Lisa), nieces Kerri Mohr (Sean), Kristin, Amanda, and Haley Emerson and nephews Michael Jr. and William Emerson IV, as well as uncles, cousins, friends and employees. A celebration of life will be held at Money and King Funeral Home in Vienna, VA on Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m

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