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Carl "Emerson" Townsend
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1923
Death: May 23, 2011

Carl "Emerson" Townsend, 87, of Mineral Wells, W.Va., passed away May 23, 2011, at Cedar Grove Personal Care Home.

He was born July 15, 1923 in Belleville, W.Va., a son of the late Clyde and Letha Bennett Townsend. Emerson was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. He retired from Borg-Warner after several years of service. He enjoyed wood working, traveling and fishing. He enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Tucker County and being with his family.

He is survived by two daughters, Terry (Donnie) Lemon of Mineral Wells and Linda (Lewis) Moss of Wirt County W.Va.; two sons, Gary (Wanda) Townsend and Kenneth (Ethel) Townsend, both of Mineral Wells; two step sons, George Creel of Minneapolis, Minn. and Mark Creel of Raleigh, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Freda George Townsend; his second wife, Mary Ann Creel Townsend; two brothers, Harold and Leo Townsend; an infant sister; and one grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg with Pastor Mark McCloy officiating with full Military Rites by American Legion Post 15 Parkersburg. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held today, from 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family requests contributions be made to the Erickson All Sport Facility, P.O. Box 3750, Parkersburg, WV 26103. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clyde William Townsend (1886 - 1966)
  Letha Myrtle Bennett Townsend (1885 - 1962)
 
 Spouses:
  Freda Marcellia George Townsend (1924 - 1966)
  Mary Ann Townsend (1932 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Leo Townsend (1912 - 1997)*
  Laverne Townsend (1918 - 1920)*
  Carl "Emerson" Townsend (1923 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memory Gardens
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Sermon on the Mount
 
Created by: Crystal
Record added: May 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70299780
Carl Emerson Townsend
Added by: Teresa LeMaster Fordyce
 
Carl Emerson Townsend
Added by: Crystal
 
Carl Emerson Townsend
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