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“He will always be "Artie" to me and his classmates, from when we started in the first grade at Central grade school to when we graduated in the class...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Carroll Hamer - Owasso, OK

“I considered Artie a good friend. probably around 1949 or1950 Artie was the proud owner of a brand new " whizzer " motor bike,I`m almost positive it...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: james h parker - louisville , KY

“Dear Angie,Heidi and family, We are so sorry to hear of Art's passing.He was such a nice person to do business with.Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Mike and Rhonda Dutcher and family - OH

“To Susie and family, I am sorry for your loss. I knew Art to be a respected businessman in Wellston, and a dear brother to Susie. My prayers...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: ERic Kuhn - Proctorville, OH

“Sorry for the loss of a great man. I knew Artie growing up and all through school. How could you not buy insurance from such a honest man! My best...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Rick and Carolyn Denney - HI

“My deepest sympathy for such a great loss. Art was a great guy. He was our insurance agent for many years, as well as a friend. We knew he was...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Zinn Davis

“I remember Corb and Artie fondly when they had the Grocery store on Ohio ave. and Broadway in Wellston in the late 50's-early 60's My parents Eddie...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Raymond E. Phillips - Kingston, , OH

“We have been friends with him and his family for a lot of years. He has help Gary and I with a lot of things with our Inc. He will be missed. He was...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Gary and Sharon Jones - Hamden, OH

“Our prayers are with Betty and the family, Artie was such a good man and never seen him when he wasn't smiling. He sure will be missed ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Gary and Jeanie Dixon

“My condolences to the family! I first remember Art from 1965 when my parents were insured thru him. He was one of the nicest men I have ever met. I...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Scott Claypool - Ray, OH

“To the Emmert Family - Sorry to see you have lost Art. We'll keep you in our prayers. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Paul K. Ingram - Batavia, OH

“I remember a few special people from Wellston & I am sorry to see some of them passing!!!! Art would always smile when he saw me!! No matter if I...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Todd Montgomery - Mattoon, IL

“Sorry for your loss. I will remember Art for so many times we had conversations; some good and some not so good but he was always willing and...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Paul King - Beijing

“Art was a very speical person he insured my first car in 1973 and was always there when I had a question, he was a true friend and looked out for his...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: mike kincaid - Wilkesville, OH

“Thank you for your service to our Nation and community. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Tad Lockard

“Artie was a shining example of the best of small town life. He was kind and generous to all those who surrounded him. He went out of his way to do a...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Summers - Jackson, OH

“Artie and Betty are dear friends. Elaine remembers Artie at the meat market on Broadway Avenue many years ago, always with a smile and a joke for...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Bil and Elaine Flesher - OH

“so very sorry for your loss ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: chris & peg barber

“The Emmert Family has been a part of my family for a very long time and they are a great family. Art was my insurance agent and when I initially...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie Taborn - Chillicothe, OH


Edward A. "Art" Emmert, age 78, of Hamden, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. He was born November 4, 1933 in Wellston, Ohio, the son of the late Corbett A. Emmert and Mae Kelly Emmert. Art was a 1951 graduate of Wellston High School and was a veteran of the United States Army, where he served as a Sergeant during the Korean Conflict. He was a licensed insurance agent for the State Farm Insurance Company for 37 years. Art was a member of the State Farm Legion of Honor, the Regional Vice Presidents Club and received numerous other awards and achievements while being a businessman in the city of Wellston. He was a 32nd Degree Mason; a member of the Black Diamond Lodge #538 F&AM, of which he was the youngest Past Master of the lodge; the Aladdin Shrine and the Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus. Art was a former member and past President of the Wellston Lions Club and a former member of the Wellston Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife, Betty Leitch Emmert; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Diane Emmert, Porter and Lynn Emmert and Eric and Teresa Emmert, all of Hamden; daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Rick McManaway of Wellston; grandchildren, Angie (Jason) Caudill, Jimmy Emmert, Heidi (Mike) McIntire, Niki (Brent) Phillips, Nathan Emmert, Aaron (Kristin) Emmert, Rachel (Joel) Burns and Erica McManaway; great-grandchildren, Lakin and Sean Caudill, Kourtney and Kamryn Emmert, Bomichael, Gretchen and Zayda McIntire, Macie, Jacob and Kinly Phillips, and Maelyn and Alayna Emmert; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Ellen Emmert of Lander, Wyoming; sister, Susie Emmert of Wellston; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Stella and Walter Middleton of Columbus; nephews and nieces, Scott Middleton, Clark Middleton, Bill Finn, Kelly Lewis, Michelle Williams, Sara Rader, Janet Emmert, Catherine Glass and Emily Glass, and great-niece, Emilya Newsom. Besides his parents, Art was preceded in death by his sister, Arlene Emmert Finn and step-mother, Agnes Emmert. Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston, where Masonic services will be held at 8 P.M. Funeral service will be Sunday at 2 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery.