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ATTLEBORO - Leroy E. Emory, 90, of Newport, North Carolina and formerly of South Attleboro passed away at home on Monday, May 14, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Parsigian) Emory.
Born in Durham, North Carolina, a son of the late Dee Irving and Ella (Tilley) Emory, he resided in South Attleboro most of his life before returning to North Carolina 6 years ago.
Leroy served in the U.S. Army. He was a machinist at Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company, Providence and North Kingstown, RI, for 38 years until retiring. He was a member of the Moose Club, Newport, NC and a former member of the Attleboro Elks Lodge No. 1014.
Leroy was the father of Douglas A. Emory and his wife, Suzi of Rockford, Illinois, Sandra L. Mullins and her husband, Vernon of Suwanee, Georgia and the late Charles E. "Chuck" Emory and his wife, Pamela of South Attleboro. He also leaves his grandchildren, Vernon C. Mullins, Eric Emory, Kristen Emory, Ashley Kohanyi, Alexander Mullins, Melissa Mullins and Trent Emory; a great-granddaughter, Emory Kohanyi and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Ervin Emory, Lucille Garner and Esther Austin.
Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Newell Burying Ground, South Attleboro. VISITATION will be Friday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Leroy Emory to: WOTM Chapter 2060 - Women of the Moose, Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 206, Newport, NC 28570. For online condolences visit: www.TrippFuneralHome.com
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