Roy Emmons, age 85, of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed from this life on December 7, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. Graveside funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 12, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.
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Roy was born December 31, 1933 in Stillwater, Oklahoma to Harry and Julia (Ferguson) Emmons. He attended school in Ripley and was a graduate of Stillwater High School. He furthered his education at OBU and American Christian College, receiving his BS in education. Roy served in the U.S. Navy and was also a pastor, with his church membership being held at Trinity Baptist Church in Tulsa.
Members of his family include his beloved wife of 65 years, Norma; his children Roy Jr., Randal Mark, Ronald Matthew, Ruth, and Robin; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; his brother Tommy Emmons; and numerous other family members and friends. Roy is predeceased by his parents, five brothers, two sisters, and his son Michael.
While flowers are heart felt and deeply appreciated, the family is requesting donations to
Ricky Emmons – Missionary with Child Evangelism Fellowship Northeast Oklahoma or
Josh and Katye Magner – Missionary with Hope Baptist Church, 2475 Lancaster Pike, Shillington PA 19607