James Harold Emerson

James Harold Emerson, 88, of Findlay, and formerly Fostoria, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

He was born March 11, 1930, in Findlay, to S. Harold and Ida Mae (Harpley) Emerson. He married Patricia A. Butler Jan. 20, 1957, in Fostoria, and she survives in Findlay.

Also surviving are three daughters, Debra J. (Duane) Kemerley of Pandora, Denise “Dee” Holman of Fostoria and Jamie Lynn (Doug) Coleman of Findlay; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday Jan. 10, at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the funeral home with his son-in-law, the Rev. Duane Kemerley, presiding. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia.

Memorials are suggested to Hancock County Humane Society, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Cardiology Department, Columbus, or Bridge Hospice Care.