Memorial Gifts for Pops Emminizer

Fund Type: Memorial Donations

Virginia Beach, VA

Fundraiser ends on May 14, 2017

To support a cause dear to the family of Wayne Leroy 'Pops' Emminizer

Wayne Leroy 'Pops' Emminizer, 80, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017. He was born in North Carolina to the late James Worley Emminizer and Rene Caulder. Wayne graduated from John A. Holmes High School in Edenton, NC. It was here that he developed his innate athletic talents as a baseball pitcher, and made a friendship with Jim Hunter Catfish, who would later go on to play for the New York Yankees. 

 Wayne served in the Army Reserves for two years. He later worked for Helen Curtis for 25 years as a sales manager and was a member of Kempsville Baptist Church in Va. Beach and a member of the Norfolk Moose Lodge #39. He was a long-time resident of the Kempsville area for over 44 years. Wayne was always an avid sports fan, golfer, and a 'people person.' His legacy will be most cherished by those he cared about as 'an encourager,' and he will be dearly missed. 

 Wayne is survived by two sons, Gregory James Emminizer and Jason Wayne Emminizer and his wife Mary Luton Emminizer; grandson Hunter J. Emminizer; and a sister Kay Galloway.
 The visitation will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, VA. Beach on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00am at Kempsville Baptist Church, VA. Beach with Dr. Kelly Burris officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk.  

 Altmeyer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   
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 Memorial contributions appreciated to the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford (MHCO). To make a contribution, please click the 'give now' button on the right of this text. MHCO exists for one purpose ' to help children who need a stable, caring and loving home.We do not replace a family ' we provide. We teach, guide, nurture, and share, focusing on life both at and after MHCO, so we can help a child determine his or her own path for the future.Our state licensed and nationally accredited home uses a family-living model that provides our children with individual living spaces, essentials needed for daily living, support if they have special needs, and a promise for full development and learning, from infant to young adulthood.

The mission of MHCO is fulfilled through the support of charitable giving. It is also backed by almost a century and a half of faith, concern, and the ability to adapt to the changing needs of society and its children and families. A pre-placement visit allows families, guardians, or childcare advocates to explore all aspects of our care.

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5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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