Emrys L. (George) Greenhalgh
May 4, 1930 - Jul 31, 2012
Emrys L. “George” Greenhalgh 82, of Riverton died July 31, 2012 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was born May 4, 1930 in Wilford, Id. to Alma Wilburn and Ethel Margauret (Hiatt) Greenhalgh.
Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Robin Stupka officiating. Graveside services will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with Military rites held by Friday-Truan Detachment #683 Marine Corp League and Veterans.
Mr. Greenhalgh attended Wilford, Id. grade school for eight years and then went to Sugar City High School in Sugar City, Id. where he graduated in 1948.
He married Mary Weimer Greenhalgh on Aug. 3, 1955 in Reno, Nv. and to that union 7 children were born. They were later divorced.
He entered the US Army in 1954 where he served for 2 years during the Korean War in the Territory of Alaska. While in the service he became an auto mechanic and later worked in various places in Riverton. His family moved to Riverton in 1962 from St. Anthony, Id where he has lived for the past 50 years. He was also a truck driver for Christianson Water Service and Wind River Ready Mix until he retired.
He loved hunting, fishing and bowling in his younger years, and currently he loved his plants, gardening and playing cards with his friends at the Senior Center. He was a member of the VFW, Eagles and very active at the Riverton Senior Center helping set up tables before meals and playing cards.
He is survived by sons; Greg Emrys Greenhalgh of Battle Mountain, Nv. and Perry L. Greenhalgh of Riverton, daughters; Judy Lynn Raines of Acworth, Ga., Pamela Rae Fabrizius of Riverton, Cynthia Sue Roland of Orange Park, Fl., Mary Ann Upton of Albuquerque, N.M., and Angela Joy Greenhalgh of Thornton, Co., 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, brothers; Keith, Sylvan, Lloyd and Dennis Greenhalgh, sisters; Joyce, Faye, Barbara, Natella, and Norma.
Preceded in death by Grandson; Justin Greg Greenhalgh on July 14, 2012, brothers; LaMar, Nyle, Larry, Terry, Dale and Brent, sister; Dorothy, and his parents.
Memorials donations would be appreciated to Wind River VFW Post 3628, Amedisys Hospice or Riverton Senior Center in care of Davis Funeral Home.