OBITUARY OF JERRY LEE EMBRY
KOEHLER FUNERAL HOMES-BOONVILLE and CHANDLER
Boonville, IN. – Jerry Lee Embry, 70, of Boonville, Indiana passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.
Jerry was born in Newburgh, Indiana on December 29, 1948, to the late Alton and Opal (Walker) Embry
Jerry proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW Post # 3418 and the American Legion Boonville Post # 200. He enjoyed spending time at the river camp or the local VFW. Jerry also enjoyed camping, fishing, and buck boarding.
He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Bill Embry, Darrell Embry, and Beverly VanCleave.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 49 years, Cheryl Embry of Boonville, IN; children, Pamela Smith and her husband, Kevin of Owensboro, KY; Michael Bruce of Boonville, IN; Melissa “Bruce” Miller of Boonville, IN; Jerry L. Embry II and his wife, Shoko of Okinawa, Japan; grandchildren, Grant Smith, Griffin Smith, Zach Bruce, Zoey Bruce, Zayden Bruce, Justin Wallace, Logan Saddler, Wesley Miller, Shelby Miller, Kiko Embry, Kate Dee Embry; great-grandchildren, Winter, Brayden, Bentli; sister, Maxine Wilkerson of Basket, KY; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 P.M. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Indiana with the Warrick County Veterans Memorial Services to conduct military honors.
Visitation will be from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made the Boonville VFW Post #3418 or to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.