He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph M. and Nora M. Allen Hembree.
He is survived by his daughter, Joan Hembree of Cleveland; one granddaughter; stepfather, Lee Kelly; two sisters: Marie Cochran and Bonnie Vines, both of Cleveland; one brother, Melvin Hembree of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Mercy Tabernacle with Pastor Jon-David Hembree and Pastor John W. McCann officiating.
Interment will follow at Hembree Family Cemetery in Copperhill with nephews serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 this evening at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.