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Roosevelt Emerson, Sr.

October 5, 2019


We celebrate the life and memory of Mr. Roosevelt Emerson whose death occurred on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence. 

He was a native of Estill, SC and attended the the public schools of Hampton County.

He was a member of St. Paul CME Church.

Roosevelt retired after 38 years of service as a Forklift Driver from the Georgia Port Authority.

He leaves behind his wife, Daisy Emerson, two sons, Kevin D. Lane, Roosevelt Emerson, Jr., two daughters, Karol (Anthony) Johnson, Iesha Scott, one step-son, William (April) Simmons, two step-daughters, Sabrina (Kenneth) Austion, Samantha (Romel) Allen, LaChondra (Frain) Simplis, sister, Ada Emerson Bostick, brothers, Arthur Emerson, Michael Emerson, 23 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, an host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.  

Funeral service will be held 12 noon Friday, October 11, 2019 at St. Paul CME Church 

1601 Barnard St. ~ Savannah, GA 

Burial ~ Woodville Cemetery

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Funeral Service
October 11, 2019

12:00 PM
St. Paul C.M.E. Church
1601 Barnard St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Interment following funeral service
October 11, 2019

Woodville Cemetery

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