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Emery J Killion

Age: 72

Date of Death: June 04, 2019

Pennsauken, NJ

On June 4th, 2019 Emery Junior Killion passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey. He was 72 years young from Pennsauken, New Jersey. He is predeceased by his parents Winfred Emery Killion and Clara Killion (nee Scarbrough). He is survived by his loving wife Suzanne Killion (nee Shankin) with whom he was married to for 52 years. Emery loved Suzanne from the first moment they met and were married 62 days after meeting. They have three children his son Paul Killion and his wife April Killion of Pennsauken, his daughter Kathryn Johnson (nee Killion) and her husband Kevin Johnson of Cherry Hill and his daughter Lisa Killion-Smith (nee Killion) and her husband Patrick Smith of Cinnaminson. Emery had seven grandchildren that he loved dearly. Ryan Killion, James Dickerson, Desi Dickerson, Kearsten Smith, Matthew Johnson, Jacob Smith and Aaron Johnson. He is also survived by his two sisters Edith Hasten and Delores Hurt. He has a sister-in-law Carole Shankin of Haddon Heights. He has many nieces and nephews that he also loved. He was a husband, a father, a Pop-Pop, an Uncle, a brother, a cousin, a United States Navy Veteran, a builder, a baseball player drafted by the Kansas City A's (before his Dad said no), a Baker, a Coach, a leader and a friend. He was loved by everyone who met him and those who didn't, quaked at the site of the badass cowboy coming their way. There wasn’t a thing he couldn’t build or fix. He had the most amazing heart and he will be heavily missed by everyone. Please join us in a celebration of his life on Saturday June 15th, 2019 at the VFW Post #8840 in Penns Grove, NJ at 1:30PM service and Navy Honor Guard to be followed. Help us send him off and take care of his final wishes. Emery wanted a party, and a party we shall give him. A BBQ will follow the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to his Go Fund Me for his final expenses. https://www.gofundme.com/funeral-services-for-emery-killion?sharetype=teamsandmember=2355956andrcid=r01-156019865747-299591b9dc0a4aafandpc=ot_co_campmgmt_w