CLIFFSIDE - Allen Lee Emory, born on May 28, 1961, fought the good fight until April 14, 2019. Surrounded by his loving family and friends, he left this world to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, after a long battle with cancer.
Allen was such a servant to people he was always striving to help people succeed. Some of his servant accomplishments are Human Resources Manager at Parkdale Mills, W. Duke Kimberly Plant; Founder of Domestic Violence Victims Advocate, Writer and Blogger at REACT; Police officer with Kings Mountain Police Dept., Alexander Mills Police Dept., and Shelby Police Dept.; Former Chief and President of Rutherford County Rescue and member of Shelby Rescue Squad (where he first started EMS) and Kings Mtn. Rescue Squad; Shriner 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and a Master Mason, Cliffside Lodge 460; Former Training and Safety Manager at Springfield Inc. Lyman, SC
He is predeceased by his mother, Betty Frances Bridges, and grandmother, Sadie Beason Neal.
He is survived by his sons, Zachary Tyler Emory and Aaron Nathaniel Emory; his daughter, Sadie Emory Haynes and son-in-law, Hunter Mark Haynes; his grandchildren, Mali Brystal Whitaker and Maverick Michael Haynes; his sister, Robyn Davis and family; his nephew, Robbie Henry Cline and family; and his aunt, Alice Kerr and family.
Allen loved working with people, improving lives, serving others, representing Christ, and loving and spending time with his family. He enjoyed playing tennis and golf with his sons, taking his daughter shopping, and spending time with his grandchildren. Despite his diagnosis, he maintained a positive outlook on life and cherished every moment he had left, leaving his family with only good memories.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Element Church, 1071 South Broadway Street, Forest City, NC 28043. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Element Church, Forest City, NC with Rev. Jeff Lynch and Rev. Tim Frashier officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Baptist Church, 1509 Ferry Road, Mooresboro, NC 28114.following the service/
Arrangements entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Service, LLC of Boiling Springs, NC.
Online condolences may be made at www.rsmorganfsl.com.
2 Timothy 4:7-8
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day-and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
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