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Cecil Edward Emmitt, 82, of Glasgow, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at the NHC Healthcare Facility in Glasgow.
He was born in Glasgow, the son of the late Charlie Emmitt and Thelma Thomas Furlong. Cecil was a truck driver for over 40 years, and retired from Shell Oil Company after 20 years of driving. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Corbin and Peggy Ritter, of Glasgow; two sons, Rick Emmitt and Chad Emmitt (Megan), both of Glasgow; four grandchildren, Paige Gardner (Todd), Sam and Sawyer Emmitt, all of Glasgow and Chase Emmitt, of Burkesville; one great-grandchild, Mason Garrett, of Glasgow; two brothers, Gilbert Emmitt and Curtis Eugene Emmitt (Kay), both of Glasgow.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Juanita Harp Emmitt; and a brother, William Dee Emmitt.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation is underway at the funeral home.
Published on April 24, 2017
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