Robert James Emery
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Robert James Emery
  • February 17, 1930 - November 10, 2017
  • Beaumont, Texas

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Robert James Emery, 87, of Beaumont, passed away on November 10, 2017 in College Station. Robert was born February 17, 1930 in Peterborough, NH to Joseph H. Emery and Margaret E. Johnston. He attended Peterborough High School, enlisted in the Marine Corp in 1948 and served in Korea with the First Marine Division. After his Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps in 1952 he settled in Beaumont. Robert attended Lamar University graduating in 1952 with a degree in education. He taught in the BISD for more than 30 years including at Eugene Fields Elementary where he was known as "Coach Emery". He is survived by his son Joseph V. Emery and daughter in law Carol Emery; granddaughters, Haley M. Emery and Courtney Dorm; grandsons, Alex J. Emery, Justin Lund, and Jeremy Lund; great grandchildren, Grayson, Louise, and Emma; Sister, Patricia E. Carr and brother in law Charles H. Carr and their children, Vicki Lomas, Michael Carr, Kelly France and Kristen Wiesinger and their extended families. He was a Loving Father, Brother, Uncle and a proud Marine. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Graveside Services for Robert will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 15, 2017.