Donald (Donnie) Emily, 64, formerly of Frenchtown, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, in Charleston, S.C., after a battle with cancer.
Born March 28, 1945, he was the son of the late Louis and Lillian Bary Emily.
He attended North Central High School, was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Frenchtown and was a Navy veteran.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Allie Mae Vance, and three brothers, Bob, Jim and Joseph Emily.
Survivors include his wife, Joan; a son, Dale Emily; four daughters, Joan Ellison, Janine Lamb, Dawn Overstreet and Diane Emily; a sister, Alliene Bussey; three brothers, Darrell, Richard and Fred Emily; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen.
Arrangements: Palmetto Cremation Society.