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David Ryan "Farmer" Emmons

January 10, 1998 — December 10, 2019

David Ryan “Farmer” Emmons, 21, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019.


He was born at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 10th, 1998 to David Scott and Jeanette Ann (Ermert) Emmons.


Ryan was preceded in death by Grandparents – Earl and Edith Emmons and Donald Ermert; (5) Uncles – William “Billy” Dean Emmons, Denver Eugene Emmons, Warren Stephenson, John Ermert and Joe Robinson.


He was a Springs Valley High School graduate of the class of 2016 and was a member of the FFA.


Ryan had previously served on the West Baden Fire Department, attended Nicholson Valley Church and West Baden United Methodist Church, and was employed at US Gypsum in the board room.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting guns and bows, riding four wheelers, Ford trucks, truck and tractor pulls, auctions, and collecting die cast Ford tractors.  He especially enjoyed spending time talking to family and friends.


Ryan is survived by:


Parents                                  David and Jeanette Emmons                          West Baden Springs, Indiana


(2) Sisters                             Kayla Livingston (Dillon)                                Evansville, Indiana

                                                Amanda Emmons (Jared Klug)                     West Baden Springs, Indiana


Maternal Grandmother                   Clara Toby (Bill)                                               Jasper, Indiana

Grandparents                                      Rex and Martha Emmons                               French Lick, Indiana


(3) Uncles                             Donald “Duke” Emmons (Carolyn Neukam)            West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                Jeff Ermert (Missy)                                                           Paoli, Indiana

                                                Eric Toby                                                                             Jasper, Indiana


(4) Aunts                               Donna Quinn (Tony)                                        Hillham, Indiana

                                                Norma Jane Stephenson                                   West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                Arnetta Robinson                                              Freelandville, Indiana

                                                Doris Emmons                                                    French Lick, Indiana




The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor John Moffatt on Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at

2:00 p.m. at the Springs Valley High School Auditorium in French Lick, Indiana.  Burial will follow at

Ames Chapel Cemetery, Paoli, Indiana.



Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  on Saturday December 14th, 2019 at the Springs Valley High School Auditorium and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service on Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at the Springs Valley High School Auditorium in French Lick, Indiana.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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Service Schedule

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brosmer - Kemple Funeral Home

9640 IN-56, French Lick, IN 47432

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