Steve Emery, age 76, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at his home in Cadiz. Mr. Emery and his father, Forest, owned and operated a barber shop in Evansville, Indiana from 1960 - 1971. He retired as a salesman for Lawson Products and Evansville Garage Builders. He was a member of Newburgh Masonic Lodge #174 in Newburgh, Indiana, a Kentucky Colonel, a former Eagle Scout leader, and the Flotilla Commander of Flotilla 8-7 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Cadiz. Steve was also an avid outdoorsman and former member of the Cadiz Bass Club. He was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by: one son - Mark Emery (Liz), Owensboro, Kentucky; one daughter - Lisa Futrell (Kevin), Cadiz; two grandsons - Taylor Smith, Cadiz, and Tanner Emery, Tyler, Texas; one granddaughter - Paxton Stroud, Cadiz; and one great grandson - Keegan Smith, Cadiz.
He was preceded in death by his father, Forest Stephen Emery, and mother, Azalea Lee Emery.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Sunday, March 19, 2017. A celebration of life service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc. at 3:30 PM Sunday, March 19, 2017, with David Nalley, Eulogist, and Reverend Nicky Knight officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Trigg County Humane Society, 4146 Canton Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.