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In Memory of

James Reese Emmert

March 6, 1976 - November 23, 2016

Obituary


James Reese Emmert, 40 of Amarillo passed away November 23, 2016. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. James Reese Emmert, 40 passed away after a long struggle with a heart condition while being surrounded by his family and friends. Reese was born on March 6, 1976 in Shamrock to James and Jeanette Emmert. He was a 1994 graduate of Tascosa High School. Reese married Melissa Dawn Helsley on July 24, 1998 in Amarillo. He worked most of his career for BNSF Railway...

James Reese Emmert, 40 of Amarillo passed away November 23, 2016. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. James Reese Emmert, 40 passed away after a long struggle with a heart condition while being surrounded by his family and friends. Reese was born on March 6, 1976 in Shamrock to James and Jeanette Emmert. He was a 1994 graduate of Tascosa High School. Reese married Melissa Dawn Helsley on July 24, 1998 in Amarillo. He worked most of his career for BNSF Railway as a welder and most recently as a corporate welding trainer. Reese's greatest pleasure was spending time with his family and friends riding motorcycles, boating, camping, Fourth of July celebrations and helping people. He truly never met a person he didn't like or wasn't willing to help. Reese is survived by his wife Melissa Emmert, of Mansfield; his sons, Tyler Emmert and wife Sabrina of Amarillo and Keelin Emmert of Mansfield; daughter, Calissa Emmert of Amarillo; brother, Phillip Emmert and wife Andrea of Amarillo; and his parents, James and Jeanette Emmert of Amarillo.