Emmett F. Summey, 79, of Hendersonville died Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Frank and Sallie Drake Summey and husband of the late Lucille Huggins Summey who died in 2007. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Wilma Summey Swann and nephew, Franklin Swann.
Before retiring in 2001, Mr. Summey was employed for 33 years by I-MO-CO as superintendent. He cared about the folks he worked with and for. He loved his job. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He is a man who will be truly missed.
Mr. Summey is survived by his son, Stanley Summey and wife, Deborah; two daughters, Gwen S. Morgan and husband, Paul, and Lisa S. Royals and husband, Bill, all of Hendersonville; five grandsons, Paul Summey and wife, Pam, and John Morgan and wife, Stacey, all of Hendersonville; Scott Summey of Cleveland, Tennessee; Matthew C. Morgan and wife, Rebecca, of Hendersonville; and James Gordon and wife, Beth, of Charleston, TN; and eight great-grandchildren, Elisabeth, Parker, twins John and Lydia, Sawyer, Boone, Denver, and Hayden.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Friday, November 4, 2011 at Oakdale Cemetery. His pastor, Jonathan Rackley, will officiate and will be assisted by John and Matthew Morgan.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
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