Funeral services for Emmitt W. “Jake” McElroy, 65, of Jenkins, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) in Whitesburg.
A son of the late Charles Wood McElroy and Grace Webb McElroy, he died August 27 from injuries received in a motorcycle accident at Blackey. He was riding his Harley- Davidson bike on Highway 7 South at Frog Pond when the mishap occurred.
Mr. McElroy was the widower of Karen Yvonne McElroy, and later married Sue Ruth Adams McElroy. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Sarah Hatton and husband Chris of Sandlick, and Kim McElroy of Whitesburg; a son, Emmitt Erryn McElroy and wife Heather of Linefork; two stepsons, Michael Mullins and wife Kimberly of Dayton, Ohio, and Daniel Mullins and wife Misti of Somerset; a stepdaughter, Bridgette Cornett and husband Tyler of Sergent; a friend, Lori Col lins; two brothers, Donald McElroy of Millstone, and Larry McElroy of Ohio; four sisters, Jeanette Cook of Millstone, Marvilene Quillen of McRoberts, Mary Betty Blank of London, and Brenda Fields of Ohio; 10 grandchildren, Beau Hatton, Brook Hatton, Grace Hatton, Kaylin Noble, Kody Damron, Tara Damron, Sidney Amburgey, Cody Brown, Peyton Brown and Sara Damron; three greatgrandchildren, Brooklyn Payge Damron, Saylor Karen Noble and Cheyla Perry; and five step-granddaughters, Jordan Medina, Beverly Cook, Kristian Mullins, Megan Mullins and Bridgett Malia Mullins.