1931 Emerson 2019

Emerson Woolford Sr.

April 7, 1931 — November 29, 2019

Emerson Nathan Woolford Sr. of Mappsville, VA, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD surrounded by family.

Emerson was born in Cambridge, MD to the late Mary Elizabeth Woolford and George Woolford Sr.  He was a product of the Dorchester County School System where he graduated from Frederick Douglas High School in the Class of 1948.  After graduation, he enlisted into the Army where he served two years in the Korean War.

He was a man of many talents.  Emerson retired from  government service as a USDA food inspector of over 20 years.  He was employed with other businesses in the area where he served as a security guard.

His hobbies were carpentry and baking.  Emerson could make a mean sweet potato pie and also loved to travel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Emerson Cornish, first wife, Betty Woolford Robinson, second wife, Thelma D. Woolford and four brothers, Harvey, Calvin, Russell and George Woolford Jr.

Emerson is survived by his last sibling Sara Woolford Foster; an uncle, Frederick Cornish; children, Emerson Woolford Jr., Ronald Woolford, Larry Woolford-Johnson (Rene), Kevin Woolford Travers (Sandra), Louis Woolford (Debbie), Brenda Woolford, Ray Meekins, Cassandra  Meekins, Sandra Woolford and Marlo Lee; step children, Lydia Betz and Edward Byrd.  He also leaves to mourn a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Emerson Woolford Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing

Saturday, December 7, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am

St. Luke United Methodist Church

712 Bradley Ave, Cambridge, MD 21613

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Starts at 11:00am

St. Luke United Methodist Church

712 Bradley Ave, Cambridge, MD 21613

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree