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James Edward Embry | Leader News

GREENVILLE – James Edward Embry, age 87, of Greenville, died Friday, May 31, 2024, at Hillside Center in Madisonville. Born in Muhlenberg County on June 29, 1936, he was a member of the Church of God. He was retired from Super Value as a packer. He enjoyed all outdoor activities including gardening and hunting; loved being with his grandchildren and watching Kentucky basketball. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Embry; daughter, Karen Leach and parents, Ernest and Lucy Embry.

Survivors include his son Kevin (Sarah) Embry of Greenville; brothers, Louis (Marilyn) Embry of Madisonville and Frankie (Sherry) Embry of Beechmont; sister, Brenda (Bob) Hodges of Hartford and Lorie Belilies of Central City; grandchildren, Alex Embry, Justin Embry, Scott Lucas, Nick and Autumm Leach; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for James will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at Tucker Funeral Home with Bro. Louis Embry officiating. Burial will follow at Nebo Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Tucker Funeral Home has been entrusted with Mr. Embry’s care. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhome.com.