Edward W. Emery Jr.
1934 — 2019
Edward Wilder Emery, Jr. passed away October 3, 2019 in Manchester, Michigan after a lengthy illness. Although his territory became quite small in his later years, his kingdom remained vast. Equipped with a radio, newspapers, books and a cup of coffee, he always knew what was happening in the world and was ready to discuss it. His memory was astonishing; he enjoyed telling old stories and hearing new ones. He listened to Saturday night bluegrass and read the Sunday morning comics with fervor. He was well read, and the only thing he liked better than a good book was a corny joke. A life-long Cubs fan, his perseverance was rewarded in 2016 when they won the World Series. Ed was the son of Joan...