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LTC Charles A. Emrick, Jr.

Obituary for LTC Charles A. Emrick, Jr.

September 22, 1933 - August 17, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 84


LTC Charles A. Emrick, Jr., age 84, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away August 17, 2018. Charlie was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 22, 1933, to the late Charles and Elizabeth Emrick. Charlie is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Maria; daughters, Debbie Emrick (partner David Myers) and Cindy McCann; grandchildren, Carson and Wilson McCann; sister Betty Brown; and nieces, Carol Moss, Mary Bulot, Brenda Redman and Sara Lutz. Charlie earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arkansas in 1960, where he participated in Army ROTC and was a member of the Scabbard and Blade Society and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He also earned his Master of Hospital Administration from Baylor University in 1968. During his twenty-year military career, Charlie proudly served as an officer in the Medical Service Corps including twelve years overseas in Vietnam and Heidelberg, Germany. His awards and decorations included the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal. Following retirement, he was President of Merchants Cold Storage Company. When he wasn't working or taking care of family and friends, Charlie enjoyed fishing, investing and cheering on his beloved Arkansas Razorbacks.

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