Memorial services for William "Porky" Emerson, 64, of Mineola will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at his residence. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Croley Funeral Home in Hawkins. Mr. Emerson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Emerson was born Aug. 10, 1949, in Sulphur Springs. He was a retired truck driver for Ruan Transportation in Tyler.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Emerson, of Mineola; son, Coby Jones, of Fort Smith, Ark.; daughters, Misty Hortman, of Mineola, and Nicole Compton, of Enid, Okla.; sisters, Ruth Hill, of Bakersfield, Calif., and Pauline Moppin, of Tracy, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Everyone is welcome to attend the memorial service.
To view online or to sign the guestbook, go to www.croleyfh.net.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 29, 2013