Mr. Emory C. Forman of Tacoma, Ohio passed to his eternal reward
last March at the age of 87. He was a very personal friend of mine
but because of distance we were not together much. However, when we
traveled route 40 we always managed to stop for a visit, sometimes
prolonging our visit to three days. Needless to say it was a great
pleasure to be with him.
He was a frequent contributor to the Album. His articles were
always informative a n d he always reported the humorous side of
He was a telegrapher and Thresher Salesman. Selling Gaar Scott
Threshing machinery and making friends with all whom he met.
Collecting pictures of all makes of threshing machinery was his
hobby. He had hundreds of these pictures.
One sad feature of his life was that when the Reunions got into
full swing he was not able to attend them.
Hundreds would have enjoyed his company and friendship had it
He lived a good life and had many years and blessed the lives of
hundreds. What more could one desire?
He is survived by his wife who is ill in an institution in
Thus the pages of the Big Book close on the life of a good man.