Emerson

Michael “Mikey Man” “Uncle Muncle” Emerson, age 62, of Beaverville passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020 at his home. 

He was born September 3, 1957 in Memphis, TN, the son of Edward H. & Frances (Powell) Emerson. Michael married Rhonda Brown on July 12, 2002 in Kankakee. 

Michael was a dedicated Jewel employee for over 40 years. He was a trivia buff and “could talk on any topic for 2 hours”. He was an honest, caring, Christian man who was always willing to teach. A true man of integrity and a loving and caring father and grandfather. Michael was an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan. He enjoyed being a Sunday School teacher. 

Surviving are his wife, Rhonda Emerson of Beaverville; two sons, Logan Brown (Amy Bruns) of Darien and Matthew Brown of Beaverville; two daughters, Sara (Antwan) Moore of Bourbonnais and Julie (Larry) Arquilla of Naperville; three grandchildren, Dominique Moore, Gabriel Moore, and Carson Arquilla; one sister, Marilyn (Brian) Albers of Kankakee; one brother, Edward H. III (Despina) Emerson of Sacramento, CA; and a large extended family. Michael is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Tristan Emerson; and one sister, Elise Henderson. 

Visitation and prayer service were held, on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Clancy-Gernon-Houk Funeral Home in St. Anne. Rev. Chauncey Lattimer lead the prayer service. 

Cremation rites were accorded following the services. 

Memorials may be made to the family wishes.