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Retired Montgomery County sheriff Emery dies

Fonda man held post for 23 years

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Honor. That’s the one word Holly Emery used to encapsulate her late father’s memory. Retired Montgomery County Sheriff Ronald “Rush” Emery died in his Fonda home Saturday night after a lengthy illness. Holly and most of her six siblings were at his side. “I’ve been thinking about his life a lot since,” she said. “What defined him. He really had a sense of what was right for the people of his county, and he really ...

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January 1, 2013
7:40 a.m.

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RIP Rush, it was an honor to have known and served with you.

January 1, 2013
10:18 p.m.

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Rest good man, your inspiration, dedication and honor go beyond words. Your memory will live with me until we meet again.

It was a distinct honor to be one of your Deputies, to have worked with you and for you.

Thank you for your service.