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Public Memorial Service Set to Honor Captain Herb Emory

The public is invited to attend the Saturday celebration at East Cobb church.

The Captain on the WSB Facebook page.
The Captain on the WSB Facebook page.

A public memorial service celebrating the life of Captain Herb Emory has been scheduled for this weekend.

The AJC reported the public is invited to the celebration 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 19 at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in east Cobb County. The church is located at 955 Johnson Ferry Road.

Emory, a beloved traffic reporter for WSB radio and TV, died Saturday of a heart attack. He was reportedly helping people involved in a traffic accident in Douglas County when he suffered the attack. Emory was a Douglaville resident.

Visitation was scheduled Tuesday (3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.) at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville.

A private funeral was planned.

Check out WSB's Herb Emory page, with comments, memories and more

Rene Jones April 16, 2014 at 08:22 AM
glad they kept it close to his home so his friends and neighbors can attend
Tony Bennett April 16, 2014 at 08:51 AM
Were gonna miss you Cap'n Herb. Oh My acheing Toe... CarbaQue.... Gasssssssss Leak were some of my favorite terms he would use in his traffic report. He was good at making you smile out the corner of your mouth.
Tony Bennett April 16, 2014 at 09:00 AM
This is one funeral presession where RPS {residual Pinhead slowing} is totaly acceptable. Hats off to you Captin.
hpspirits April 16, 2014 at 09:01 AM
You are so missed I always tuned in for my drive to work and home. It is not & never will be the same. God Blessed you with a beautiful soul now Heaven Has a Beautiful Angel watching over us. May your family find comfort knowing you were so Great. R.I.P. Holly Phillips

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