June 5, 1961 ~ January 13, 2021

Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Jimmy Neal Emmitt, 59, of Glasgow, KY, two stepped his way into the pearly gates of Heaven on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

Jimmy was the only son of the late Billie and Laura Emmitt. He was born in Glasgow on June 5, 1961. Jimmy loved hunting, fishing, singing, and playing music. He was a well-known and respected mechanic in Glasgow for many years.

Jimmy is survived by his three daughters, Tabatha Heller (Timothy), Heather Buford (Corey), and Amy Reece (Anthony); eight grandchildren, Riveranne and Ryder Heller, Gage and Landri Buford, Payton Reece, Debbie Liffick, Makaila and Mason Handley, all from Glasgow; one sister, Billy Sue Ballard; a very special friend, Lesa Bragg; several nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by two sisters, Janette Whitworth and Lou Ella Ballard; one brother in law, C.B. Ballard.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, January 15th at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.

All those who wish to honor and remember Mr. Emmitt in person at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

A.F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Emmitt

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to help with funeral expenses.


Graveside Service: January 15, 2021 3:00 pm

Glasgow Municipal Cemetery
Leslie Ave.
Glasgow, KY 42141

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  1. So many times Jimmy and daddy would take over our video games when we were growing up. They trip pole position over and over so such they had blisters on the hands.
    I enjoyed his music and his gospel music and the songs he wrote.

  2. LOVE YOU MY “FAVORITE BROTHER”- Tell THE LORD I’m waiting and hug and tell all the others I’ll be there when my journey is done- Heaven is FOR SURE

  3. I’m so sorry for your all’s loss
    Jimmy was a good man
    May God wrap Angel Wings Around You And Keep You close to his heart to heal as you go through this time of Greif
    God Bless you all

  4. I’m so sorry for your loss, Jimmy was a caring man with a heart of gold, he was a true friend and he will always have a special place in my heart. Rest In Peace Jimmy.

  5. Mr Emmitt was the sweetest man and it breaks my heart is gone, although he’s no longer in pain. My deepest sympathies and prayers for the family. He will be truly missed.

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with of you girls. Jimmy was a very nice guy he used to live beside my mom MS Morgan he will be missed

  7. Amy (Chase) Silbestre and family for our dear Cuz,

    Rest In Peace Cuz
    You will be greatly missed.
    Prayers for Billy Sue and all family members 💜

  8. All the times I was around Jimmy the 15 years I was in the family. He talked about three things, his babies, music n motorcycles! He was a great guy he will be missed. Prayers to the whole family! Especially Tab, Heather & Amy!!!! Love you all!

  9. Girls im sorry for the loss of your Dad my prayers are with yall. Loved Jimmys singing he had such a talent May God Bless and put his arm around you all,

  10. Girls I’m sorry for your loss Dad my prayers are with y’all. Jimmy was a good friend i love to hear me sing . I love y’all .

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