Carroll M. “Cowboy Slim” Emmorey, 83 of Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at his home. Mr. Emmorey was born May 23, 1930 in Kent City, MI the son of Otis and Tillie (Dykstra) Emmorey. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Marines. He sang and played country music and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Surviving are his wife, Beverlie (Remmelts); children, Karen (Bill) Rowland, Mark (Becky) Emmorey, Jim (Lori) Emmorey, Jack (Sheila) Emmorey, Kenda (Roger) Gillette, David (Cindy) Emmorey; 19 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; sister, Joyce Anne (Richard) Castenholz; sister-in-law, Janet Emmorey. He was preceded in death by brothers, Donald, Wayne and Kenneth Emmorey; sister, Ardis Heiss. The family will greet friends Thursday from 6-8 pm at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs where services will be held Friday 11:00 am. Pastor Jim Alblas officiating. Interment Solon Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Spectrum Health Hospice.
Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs