John Henry Emig, 77

John Henry Emig, 77, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Chesapeake Beach, Md., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. He was born on Sept. 18, 1942, and raised in Washington, D.C., son of the late Warren Emig and Josephine Reid.

He began his career as a plumber in 1963 and retired from the Plumbers Local Union No. 5 in Washington in 2005.

Emig enjoyed boating, fishing, cornhole, bocce ball and riding around on his tricked-out golf cart. He will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Emig was preceded in death by his son, John Henry Emig Jr., in 1990. He is survived by his loving companion and best friend of 25 years, Carol Schumaker; three children, Jennifer Lynn Beasley and her husband, Ron Linder, of Hughesville, Md., Paul Anthony Emig and his wife, Kimberly, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Jeffrey Mark Emig and his wife, Kim, of Pasadena, Md.; five grandchildren, Matthew Beasley and his wife, Lisa, Megan Beasley and her husband, Michael Brewrink, Madalyn Emig, Courtney Emig and Camden Emig; a great-grandson, Quevin Emig; a brother, Michael Anthony Emig and his spouse, Jackie, of Dunkirk, Md.; and his close friends of Pot-Nets Lakeside.

Services and burial were to be private.