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Gerald "Jerry" Embury

June 3, 1930 — December 7, 2021

Gerald "Jerry" Embury, age 91, of Battle Creek passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, December 7, 2021. Jerry was born June 3, 1930 in Port Huron, Michigan, the loving son of George and Edith Helen (McTaggart) Embury. He faithfully served his country as member of the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant. Jerry enjoyed woodworking and was a member of the Eagles Lodge and the Home Builders Association.

Jerry was sadly preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Alma Embury on May 28, 2008. He was also preceded in death by his son, Rick Embury. Jerry is survived by his daughter, Debra Embury; his granddaughter, Kimberly Sloan; his grandson, Jeremy and wife Stacy Sloan; his great-grandchildren, George & Frances Sloan, and his girlfriend, Elsie Gibson.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held 2:30 p.m., Monday, December 13th at the Fort Custer National Cemetery. The service was recorded and may be viewed at https://vimeo.com/656299883. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek.

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Interment with Full Military Honors

Monday, December 13, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Fort Custer National Cemetery

15501 W Dickman Rd, Augusta, MI 49012

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Monday, December 13, 2021

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