William E. Emerson, 68, Hatfield

William E. “Daddy Bill” Emerson, 68, of Hatfield, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Evansville to the late Hershel and Delores Emerson on July 4, 1951.

He served in the United States Army and had worked for the United States Postal Service. He had also owned and operated a siding business.

He is survived by four children, Jonathan Emerson (Mary) of Richland, Patricia Digman (Jeff) of Richland, Gregory Gross of Evansville and Jennifer Gross of Huntingburg; grandchildren, Aaron Chamlee, Stephanie Hardy, Dylan Gross, Brittany Jones, Taylor Sheldon, Kody Jones, Shyla Emerson and Benjamin Emerson; several great-grandchildren; and siblings, Fred Emerson, James Emerson, Tina Winkler and Donna Kemp.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jody A. Emerson, in 2006; his companion, Norma Harper; his grandson, Darren Gross; and siblings, Robert Emerson and Debbie Emerson.

Services for William Emerson were held Monday, March 2, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with Pastor Carl Jones officiating. Burial followed in James Parker Cemetery in Hatfield. 

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at http://www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.

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