TACOMA, Wash. - Ned Carroll Emmett was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Lovell, Wyo. He died May 19, 2003, in Tacoma, at age 80.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Mildred, his wife; Roselie, his daughter; and four brothers. He is survived by children Ruth, David, Charles, Barbara, Robert, Holly and James; 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth (Terry) Todd of Cody, Wyo.; three brothers, Clarence of Deaver, Wyo., Charles (Lois) of Glendive, Mont., and Jerry (Evagene) of Shepherd, Mont.; and many other loving relatives and friends.
Ned or Grampa devoted his life in service to his family, church, education and the military.
Viewing was Tuesday, May 20, 6 to 8 p.m., at the New Tacoma Funeral Home. Family and friends gathered May 21 for prayer before the funeral service. Services were held Wednesday, May 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at 11 a.m., 1201 S. Fourth St., Tacoma, with the burial at the New Tacoma Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the LDS Humanitarian Fund.