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Roger Jay Emery March 26, 1964 - July 29, 2021

March 26, 1964 ~ July 29, 2021

On Thursday, July 29, 2021, Roger Emery, loving husband, father of six and grandfather of seven, passed away at the age of 57.  Roger was born March 26, 1964 in Turlock to Ronald and Bonnie (Berleman) Emery.

Roger graduated from Livingston High School in 1982.  He worked at Modesto Bee as a dock supervisor from 1996 until they closed the Modesto site in 2008.  He then worked for Foster Farms from 2009 until 2021 as a diesel mechanic.  Roger was a member of Encounter Church of Hilmar.  He loved riding his motorcycle and was a member of Lion of Judah.

On January 30, 1985 he married Sherry Lynn Harrison and together they shared 36 years of marriage.  They raised two sons Ron (Junior) and Wyatt and four daughters Christen, Stephanie, Stacy and Nikki.  He was known for his love of God and his passion for helping others.  Roger started a local food pantry and regularly delivered donated food to those in need. 

He was preceded in death by his father Ronald, mother Bonnie and brother Ronnie.  He is survived by his wife Sherry, their six children, seven grandchildren and his brother John.

Viewing will be at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 4:00-7:00p.m. Graveside service will be at Turlock Memorial Park on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10:00a.m.

The service will be livestreamed at Encounter Church’s Facebook page.

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  1. JoAne+Villa says

    Roger. What a wonderful person. It’s hard to believe that such a bright and beautiful light is gone from our lives. You were a good person from beginning to end, your family is the living proof of God’s love which shone through you.
    My heart is with Sherry and the family.

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