David A. Emberton, 61, Tipton, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at IU Health Tipton in Tipton. He was born Dec. 23, 1952, in Tipton, to Floyd and Roxie (Blythe) Emberton. On March 11, 1972, David married Debbie Arnett and they had shared 42 years of marriage together.
David was a 1970 graduate of Tipton High School. He retired from Chrysler in 2002 after 30 years of service to the company. He went on to manage Emberton Trailer Court in Tipton. David was a member of the American Legion Post 46 and the United Auto Workers. In his spare time you could always find David on his front porch usually visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie Emberton, Tipton; two sons, Shawn and wife Tabitha Emberton and Jason Emberton, all of Tipton; and David’s grandchildren, Jasmine, Layne, Zakk, Zane, and Travis Emberton, all of Tipton.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; two brothers, Jerry and Bobby Emberton; and a sister, Olene Emberton.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Porter Funeral Home located at 726 East North St., Tipton. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Porter’s with Pastor John Ankrom officiating. Interment will follow in Tipton’s Fairview Cemetery.
Online condolences are available at porterfh.com.