Emery J. Back

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Thursday, March 16, 2023
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Freewill Baptist Church
670 Keefer Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Friday, March 17, 2023
11:00 a.m.
Freewill Baptist Church
670 Keefer Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Emery J. Back, age 53, resident of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2023. He was born on February 25, 1970 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Alfred and Dorothy (Patrick) Back.

Emery was the owner of Back’s Roofing and Construction for over 25 years. He also owned a trucking company and provided demolition services to area communities. Always one to lend a helping hand, Emery did not know a stranger and worked hard to provide for his family. He was a jokester and dedicated Dallas Cowboys fan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Rita (Wilson) Back; three children, Lauren Breznicki, Brianna Back and Aden Back; bonus daughter, Kaitlyn Osborne; granddaughter, Maddilynn Stump; mother, Dorothy Back; three siblings, Russell Back, Rodney (Monica) Back and Rickie Back; and two brothers-in-law, Steve Wilson (Carla) and Mark Wilson.

Emery was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Back; sister, Vickie Back; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Claude and Patricia Wilson.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the Freewill Baptist Church, 670 Keefer Street, Willard, OH 44890 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Emery’s funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023 at the church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor John Montgomery, Pastor Ron Parsons and Dr. Ricky Branham officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to Emery’s family. Online condolences can be left for the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.


Danny McClain - Mar 18, 2023
I'm sorry for your loss...
Pat Baker - Mar 17, 2023
So sorry to hear of your husband’s passing Rita. May God wrap you in his loving arms. Praying for you at this sad time.
LisaAnn R Brown - Mar 17, 2023
To the Back Family 👪 ❤ Joshua Jordan Jones my son and I want to send out our deepest prayers and condolences 🙏 to the family. Emery Back will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace 🙏 🕊. Sending unconditional love from the Jones Family and the Brown Family to y'all. Prayers for comfort in these times of loss of Emery Sincerely the Brown and Jones family
Melissa and Harold - Mar 17, 2023
So many memories with you, my dear cousin… Your laughter, your jokes, your personality will be missed! The last time I saw you we were reminiscing and you had that big smile while buying your usual lottery ticket…. I will miss seeing you in New Haven and I will miss that smile. Prayers for your family and your babies.
JOSE & MARY DE LA CRUZ - Mar 17, 2023
Wyatt Coffey - Mar 17, 2023
Sorry to hear about your lose i bet he was a great man Aden we miss ya on lab if you need anything just holler brother prayers
Diane Day-Kuns Castalia - Mar 16, 2023
Rita I am so sorry for what you and your family are going through. I always loved our visits at tax time. Prayers to you and kids. I'm here if you need anything.
Kimberly Holbrook - Mar 16, 2023
My Thoughts and prayers are with the family I’m so sorry for your loss .Cousin Emery was the sweetest guy
Meyer Family - Mar 16, 2023
Gale, Lauren, Brianna and Aden, Emery was brought into our lives through marriage, once meeting him his energy, warmth and prankster ways were contagious. He made our lives better and we are very thankful. Each one of you are thought about, loved and cherished daily. Please know our hugs and prayers are with you.
Kathy - Mar 16, 2023
Emery you was always smiling and joking around when we was kids. I remember you coming to Ohio and staying with us. You was always so nice. You will be missed. I know the whole family is taking this hard. Love ya cousin rest in peace
Mindy Borsick - Mar 16, 2023
So so sorry for your family’s pain right now. I remember taking wedding pics , so many years ago. Such a special man full of jokes and kindness. Please know that he will be truly missed by so many . Prayers and thoughts for your entire family during this difficult time. May you keep those happy memories in your heart to help heal them today.
Patricks - Mar 15, 2023
Condolences and prayers. So sorry for your loss.
Makayla - Mar 15, 2023
I'm so very sorry for your loss, I may have not known Emery but I do know that he was a wonderful man, and was loved by so many people. He was my Uncle by marriage and I know he'll be missed very much... Rest In Peace..
Rose Pugh - Mar 15, 2023
My condolences to the family.. rest in heaven Emerywas such a nice guy and will definitely be missed by many
Hattie barr (Holbrook) - Mar 15, 2023
It’s hard to believe you are gone cuz. I remember pretending your Ferrari was my car when I was 14. You will be missed by so many I love you cuz…
Mary Ann Snow - Mar 15, 2023
I worked with him at MTD for years and had alot of fun ,he was a good worker ,Prayers with all the family
Mary Ann Snow - Mar 15, 2023
I worked with him at MTD for years and had alot of fun ,he was a good worker ,Prayers with all the family
Doug and Jeanne Lillo - Mar 15, 2023
Rita and family, we are so sorry for your loss, Emery was such a good friend and will definitely be missed! Our deepest condolences and prayers are with all of you!
Hale family - Mar 15, 2023
So sorry for your loss prayers to the back family and may God be with you in this time of sadness ♡♡♡♡
Pamela Bach Gullett - Mar 15, 2023
So sorry for your loss, prayers for the days and months to come 🙏🙏🙏
Dan, Lisa, Taylor & Lindsey DeNero - Mar 15, 2023
Brianna, Jacob and Family We are deeply saddened of the loss of your Father. Thoughts, prayers and condolences to you and family.
Laura Blevins ( Dr. Thu's office) - Mar 14, 2023
Rita and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss . May God comfort you during this difficult time, and the memories surround you with love.
Elizabeth Maldonado - Mar 14, 2023
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God give you peace and comfort you all the days ahead ❤️
Donald and Crissy (Aguilar) Owsley - Mar 14, 2023
So very sorry for your loss. God bless you all.
Rickie Back - Mar 14, 2023
Can't not believe ur gone brother. I love you Em. Rest in peace and Rest in heaven...
Johnny stephens - Mar 14, 2023
Arnold and Joyce Alonzo - Mar 14, 2023
We are truly so sorry and heartbroken for your family. We love you and are here if needed!
Mary Minix - Mar 14, 2023
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God wrap your arms around Emery’s loved ones and give them peace and comfort. Such a wonderful man gone way to soon but he will never be forgotten. 🙏
Billie Hicks - Mar 14, 2023
Theres no message of condolence that can help your broken hearts. I am so sorry for your loss. It's hard to see relationships last as long now a days. Prayers for your broken hearts.
Patricia morrow - Mar 14, 2023
He will ever be in my heart god always take the good people he will be miss
Eugene and Penny Drake - Mar 14, 2023
I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Lots of hugs. Love you sweetie
Karl Pfaff - Mar 14, 2023
I'm so sorry for your loss. May God walk with you and comfort you.
Danette Exline - Mar 14, 2023
I am so sorry....your in my prayers❤️