leslie embry srBEAVER DAM, Ky. (7/20/17) — Leslie Thomas Embry Sr., 74 of Beaver Dam passed away Wednesday, July 19 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born Jan. 4, 1943 in Hartford to the late Clemon Embry and Lillie Brooks Embry Cannon, he was a mechanic and member of the Disabled American Veterans. He served in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 47 years, Wilma Lee Swift; one granddaughter, Sara Beth Hatton; five brothers, Richard Embry, Roy Lee Embry, Larry Dale Embry, Freddie Wayne Embry and Eugene Embry; and, a sister, Linda Ann Embry.

Survivors include two sons T.J. Embry of Nashville, Tennessee and Dennis (Pilar) Clothier of Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland; a daughter, Loretta Milby of Hartford; two grandchildren, Kristina Goff and Hayley Embry; four great-grandchildren, Garrett Fried, Leo Hatton, Aubrey Hatton and Jaxon Hatton; a brother, Lawrence “Tubby” (Linda) Embry of Centertown; two sisters, Joyce (Jimmy) Rickard of Sacramento and Rose (Kenny) Hisle of Perryville; companion, Linda Ashby of Beaver Dam and her children, Kaela Hilliard and Michael Hixon, both of Beaver Dam.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Johnny Daugherty officiating. Burial will follow in Carson Cemetery in Hartford.
Friends may visit with Mr. Embry’s family from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for Mr. Embry’s family at www.danksfuneralhome.com. 

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