1949 – 2012

A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. for Homer L. Emberson, 63.  Mr. Emberson was  born in Amherst, Texas on January 21, 1949 and passed away at his home in Taft on December 29, 2012.  He loved fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.  He also enjoyed attending all of their sporting events.  Homer was a true family man.  Homer was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Catherin Emberson and by his sister, Kathy.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Janice Emberson of Taft; his children and their spouses, Russell and Dyana Emberson and Kim and Steven Newkirk all of Taft; his grandchildren, Michael and Brian Newkirk and Blake, Mitchell and Caitlyn Emberson; brothers, Johnny Emberson and his wife, Jean of Taft and Robert Emberson of Oklahoma; his sister, Lucille Beaver and her husband, Benny of Delhi, CA.; and by many nieces and nephews.  Those who wish to pay their respects may do so on Thursday, January 3, 2013  from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft.  To convey condolences or sign an online registry, please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.