SUMMERTON – Donald Edwin Embry Sr., 81, husband of Betty Doughty Embry, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at his home in Summerton.
Born April 9, 1935, in San Pedro, California, he was a son of the late Gordon Embry and the late Eleanor Louise Williams Embry. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, Virginia and he was a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Back Bay Foundation, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Volunteers in Mission with the United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years; children, Donald Edwin “Eddie” Embry, Jr. (Deb) of Summerton, Amy Blanche Embry Goodbred of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Emily Embry Dowdy (Danny) of Richmond, Virginia and Thomas Lloyd Embry (Katie) of Williamsburg, Virginia; thirteen grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, www.heifer.org
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org