Johnie Lee Embrey, age 75, of River Ridge, LA, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, son of Mary Helen Davenport Embrey and Johnie Edgar Embrey. Survivors include his wife Phyllis, his brother David Embrey, daughters Leigh Anne (Josh) Marchesi and Shannon (Fernando) Padilla, their mother Kay Harris Embrey, and grandchildren Nate and Emma Marchesi. A memorial service will be held in Arkansas. Donations may be made in his memory to the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans at 1-800-624-2039 or cagno.org. Arrangements by Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. To view the family guestbook, please go to www.schoenfh.com.