He was the widower of Cora Mae Edmonds and the son of the late Sheldon and Bessie Gosnell Edmonds. Mr. Edmonds served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of WWII. He was retired from Champion Paper Company and was the former owner of Edmonds Landing. He attended Mountville Baptist Church.
He is survived by a son, William T. Edmonds of Columbia, S.C.; four daughters, Marie Gayle Greene of Spartanburg, SC, Carolyn Faye Edmonds of the home, Janice Kay Pierce of Texas, and Rebecca Ann &dquo;Becky&dquo; Edmonds of Cross Hill; three sisters, Lois Melton of Campobello, S.C., Inez Culbreth of Whitmire, S.C., and Bessie Mae Quinn of Inman, S.C.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by a sister, Dovie Underwood.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Eggers Funeral Home of Boiling Springs Chapel, officiated by Rev. David Shiflet and Dr. David Lancaster. Burial followed at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Hospice House of Laurens, P.O. Box 178, Clinton, S.C. 29325.
E-condolences may be sent online to www.eggersfuneralhome.com.
Eggers Funeral Home, Boiling Springs, was in charge of arrangements.