Edwin Cyrus Emry
Last updated 19 Aug 2006 in Emry–Hopwood Family.
Born: 12 Feb 1913 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri
Died: 29 Jul 1992 in Lancaster, Los Angeles, California
Father: Leslie Burson Emry (1880 – 1933)
Mother: Katherine (Kate) Twitchell (1882 – 1921)
Spouse/Partner: Florence Jean Cooley (1911 – 1991)
Married: 11 Oct 1935 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Burial: 2 Aug 1992 at Lancaster, Los Angeles, California
General Notes and Anecdotes
Born in Kanas City Missouri. He lived in Carthage Mo. In 1921 his mother pass away, His brothers and him went to live with Aunt Lula Twitchell Elting. 1924 his father remarried. September of that year his father came to get them. They move to Tulsa Oklahoma. He attended Woodrow Wilson School.
Ed live in Phonexi AZ. for a few years, while trying to recover from T. B. I believe he was there in the early to mid's 1930's. He graduated from Phonexi High School in 1932.
He move to Los Angeles area of California. Where he met Florence Jean Cooley in 1935. After a three months courtship, they were married Oct. 11, 1935. In 1940's Ed and his wife Jean lived in Roscoe California. It is now called Sun land. 1946 they move to the Antelope Valley California. They owned a ranch in the Lake Los Angeles area. He work for theAntelopr Valley Ledger Gazette. The locate newspaper in town. In the 1950's they moved to Lancaster California. He also work for a printing Company in town called Printing Service Center.
In 1964 they move to Pacoima California. He was retrained to work on linotype machine. He got a job working for the U.C.L.A. Book Bindery. He worked there until 1978 until he retired at the age of 65. In August of 1990 he came to live with son his Ed Jr. in the Lancaster California.
Edwin hobbies were camping, collecting rocks, hobbies jewelry out of the rocks he collected. He was a member of the Antelope Valley and South Gate rock and mineral Clubs. He owned a lots of cats. They were always taking in strays.
He was cremated, and ashes place in a niche at Lancaster Cemetery.