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Rick Emard

August 25, 1958 August 11, 2018
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Obituary for Rick Emard

Rick Emard, 59, of Santa Maria, CA, passed away on August 11, 2018.

Rick was born in Sunnymead, CA to Hector and Shirley Emard on August 25, 1958. He became a black belt in karate, loved to ride his motorcycle, play Poker and make jokes. They moved to Santa Maria where he met his best friend, Terry Wilson, and had many good times. He graduated from Righetti High School in 1976. Then he met and fell in love with Elaine Smith. They were married on December 11, 1982 at St. Louis de Montfort Church. Rick built a home for his new family where he lived for the rest of his life. Rick started Rick's Cabinets which has served the Central Coast for 35 years. He loved going to the beach, bonfires and family vacations.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents and wife Elaine.

Rick is survived by his daughters Alyssa Wickersham (Justin) and Kayla Emard (Tyler); fiance Tammy Hinden; sister Michelle Emard-Samuel (Otto); brothers Patrick Emard (Delia) and Douglas Emard (Jane); grandchildren Logan, Brixton, Tanner, Dylan, and a grandchild due January 2019; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Hope Community Church with Pastor Phil May officiating. A celebration of life will follow at Santa Maria Country Club.

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