2017-01-18 / Obituaries

Francis M. Emerson


Francis Michael “Harvey” Emerson 54, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at his home.

Born December 18, 1962 in Olean, N.Y., he was the son of Carole Darlene Somers Emerson of Berkeley Springs and the late Francis Harvey Emerson.

He was a Christian.

He attended public schools in Little Valley, N.Y. and Berkeley Springs.

He worked as a carpenter in residential constructions and had worked in maintenance with Berkeley Springs Investments.

He liked fishing and motorcycles.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Peggy Hayes Emerson, at home, two step children, Eric Bullett, Great Cacapon and Rachel Kline, Camp Lejeune, N.C., three sisters, Beverly Kesecker-Kisamore, Hancock, Carmela Emerson and Dale Emerson, both of Berkeley Springs; two brothers, David Emerson, Ashburn, Va. and Brian Emerson, Berkeley Springs; five step grandchildren, Lincoln Kline and Gwendolyn Kline, both of Camp Lejeune, Corey Smith and Audrey Weaver, both of Paw Paw and Kelis Strickland, Berkeley Springs and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs. Services and interment will be private.

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