|Jester Dunbar Emmons
Former Senator, Grenada
Jester Dunbar Emmons was a Grenadian politician.
Jester Dunbar Emmons was born in 1969 to Godwin and Celestine Emmons.
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.
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.
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.