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Jester Dunbar Emmons
(1969 - 6 November 2014)
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Jester Dunbar Emmons
Former Senator, Grenada

Jester Dunbar Emmons was a Grenadian politician.

Early life

Jester Dunbar Emmons was born in 1969 to Godwin and Celestine Emmons.

Career

Jester Emmons was a Senator and Parliamentary Secretary for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs in the Keith Mitchell administration which returned to office in February 2013.

He also served as Personal Assistant to Minister Elvin Nimrod in the previous New National Party Government for about one year before the Party lost the 8 July 2008 polls. He was later appointed as Senior Coach for Carriacou and Petite Martinique in the National Democratic Congress Administration.

The greater part of his professional life was spent as a teacher at Hillsborough Government School where he gave over two decades of service being involved in various school activities, including sports.

Personal life

Emmons was married to Linda and the father of two - Khalene and Khanele.

A deeply religious person from his family background he grew up at the Seventh Day Adventist Church where he rose to the rank of an elder.

He was one of the island’s most outstanding footballers in a period when most of the other players were his seniors.

Death

Emmons died on Thursday, 6 November 2014 at St. Augustine Hospital in Grenada at the age of 45 following a brief illness. His funeral service took place on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at the Lauriston Mini Stadium, Carriacou according to Adventist rites and his body will be interred at the Brunswick Cemetry, Carriacou.

Sources
http://www.nnp.gd
http://www.thegrenadainformer.com/carriacou/item/2081-heavily-laden-sad-clouds-linger-on-as-senator-passes
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Jester Emmons
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Occupation Politician
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Date of Birth 1969
Place of Birth Grenada
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Date of Death 6 November 2014 (aged 45)
Place of Death Grenada
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Former Senator and Parliamentary Secretary for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Grenada
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