Thomas Robert Emerson
Thomas Robert Emerson
  • April 2, 1956 - July 13, 2015
  • Virginia

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Thomas Robert "Tommy" Emerson, Sr., 59, of Greensboro, NC, died Monday, July 13, 2015 following a lengthy illness. He was born in Martinsville, Virginia on April 2, 1956, the son of the late Irvin Emerson, Sr and Earlyne Wilkerson Emerson Marsh who resides in Greensboro.
Tommy was a self employed painting subcontractor in Greensboro, NC, he loved playing the guitar, had a passion for radio airplanes, telling jokes and working on computers.

In addition to his mother, Thomas is survived by his wife, Diane Emerson of Greensboro, NC, five daughters, Tonya and Shera Emerson both of Greensboro, NC and Glenda, Angel and Regina Emerson all of Siler City, NC, one step daughter, Ashley Lilly of Greensboro, NC, one son, T.J. Emerson of Greensboro, NC. and one step son, John Gilham of Greensboro, NC, two sisters, Donna Harmon and husband Dennis of Bassett, VA, one Lynn Emerson of Greensboro, NC. and two brothers, Mike Emerson and wife Diane of Sugar Land, TX, and Irvin Emerson Jr., and wife Sue of Pennsylvania.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to a celebration of life service which will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, July 18, 2015, in the Community Funeral Service Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery in Ridgeway.