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Obituary: Emmett R. Post

Emmett Post
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Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 4:16 PM EDT
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Emmett R. Post, 82, of Washington, WV passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at the Camden Clark Medical Center.

He was born May 10, 1939 in Gilmer County, WV, a son of the late Lester and Gladys Rhoads Post. Emmett was a US Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict. He was retired from the City of Parkersburg Fire Department and was a self-employed mason. Emmett was a special ski instructor for the Special Olympics for several years. He was an avid golfer, a fisherman, loved boating on the river and enjoyed playing poker.

Emmett is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathryn Carper Post; children, Bryan Post (Susan) of Parkersburg, Stacy Post Haverty (Leroy Landers) of Little Hocking, OH, Michael Hart (Debbie) of Evans, GA and Daniel Hart of Washington, WV; siblings, David Post (Pat) of Tenn, Marie Hudson (Larry) of Alabama and Vickie Post (Terri Locy) of Parkersburg; sister-in-law, Shirley Post of Washington, WV; grandchildren, Nicole, Sean, Chloe, Kaiden, Morgan and Addy; great-grandchildren, Mason, Kieran, Coen and Nolan; special nephew, Frank Carper and several additional nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Emmett was preceded in death by one brother, James “Jim” Post.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St, south Parkersburg is honored to serve the Post family.

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