Thomas Emmsley JR., 85

Thomas Emmsley JR.,85 of Hana, Maui passed away under the care of his loving family on February 29, 2018, He was born Oct 5, 1932 in Kalaoa, north Kona toThomas Kaelemakule Emmsley and Ellen Alena Kuhaiki,

Services will be held at the Mormon church in Hana. Viewing for family at 7:30 AM, with general viewing from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM followed by a memorial service ending at 12 PM.

He is predeceased by his brother James Emmsley and sister Ethel Sakamoto.

He is survived by his spouse, Caroline Emmsley, and siblings Rebecca Walker, Stanley Emmsley, and Ellen Fong; by his children Barbara Jean Keiley (Matt), Thomas Emmsley (Ann), Adele Emmsley (Victor), Caroline DeJetley (Tony), Camillia Emmsley and Hanai dauther Chelsea Emmsley (Kane). He is also survived by grandchildren Anu Keiley, Kekoa Keiley, Makena Keiley, Natasha Emmsley (Paul), Ikaika Emmsley, Chantel DeJetley, Xavier DeJetley, Makanahele and Kuaola Emmsley. He is also survived by 6 great grandchildren.

Thomas worked at the Paia sugar mill as a boiler maker, he fished on aku boats, and farmed papaya and pigs. He later worked for the County of Maui in Hana starting as a labor and retired as a heavy equipment operator. He loved to free dive, poking all kinds of fish and tako from Paia to Kaupo.

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