Roger Edmonds

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Roger D. Edmonds, 68, of the Red Hill Community, passed away Sunday evening, April 24, 2016, at the Athens Regional Medical Center.

Born October 10, 1947, in Toccoa, GA, he was the son of the late Dan Nelson and Janie Nell Massey Edmonds. He was retired from Coats and Clark and was a member of the Tates’s Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Whiten Edmonds; three daughters and son-in-law, Pam and Steve Demos, Jefferson, GA, Kim Williams, Toccoa, GA, Jane Davis, Texas; son and daughter-in-law,  Rusty and Karen Edmonds, Baldwin, GA; five grandchildren, Jason Demos, Callie Demos, Ricky Edmonds, Kayleigh Stableton, and Amber Davis; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Mary Edmonds, Toccoa, GA, and Randy and Rochelle Edmonds, Gainesville, GA.

Services will be Wednesday afternoon at 2pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerrell Beatty.  Burial will be in the Hunter’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, with committal by Rev. Jeff Adams.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville.  The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home.  The family asked that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or to the Tates Creek Baptist Church building fund. Condolences may be left at

American Diabetes Association,  P.O. Box 11454,  Alexandria, VA  22312

American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, Suite 1, Marietta, GA 30067-6411

Tates Creek Baptist Church, 150 Highway 184 N, Toccoa, GA  30577


    April 26, 2016 - 3:02 pm

    I am sorry to hear about Roger’s passing. You all are in my prayers.

  2. Jodie and Bill Collier
    April 26, 2016 - 12:35 pm

    Sending prayers for comfort and peace, we have known Roger for a very long time, grew up going to Zebulon Church together… have good memories of him and his family…Rest in Peace, Roger…

  3. Joanne, So sorry to learn of the passing of your husband. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and strengthen you during this time.

  4. Joanne, So sorry to learn of the passing of your husband. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and strengthen you during this time.

  5. Bobby & Elaine Honea
    April 26, 2016 - 10:14 am

    Joanne & family, So sorry to hear about Roger. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

  6. Larry & Evie Wilson Whitfield
    April 26, 2016 - 10:13 am

    Joanne & family:

    We are so sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. You all have our deepest sympathy in your loss.

  7. Peggy Hart Cothran
    April 26, 2016 - 8:14 am

    JoAnn, I pray for God’s support to you and your family at this difficult time.

  8. Stephanie ( Gunn ) Simpson
    April 26, 2016 - 8:10 am

    I will miss you Cousin Roger . Love you. Praying for you Joann and the family.

  9. Linda & Blanton Payne
    April 26, 2016 - 12:48 am

    So very sorry to hear about your husband’s death. You have our deepest sympathy.

  10. so to here of ya’lls loss will be praying for peace and comfort during this time

  11. Jo Ann (and family), I am so sorry. I will keep you all in my prayers. Roger was such a wonderful man, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be missed by so many because he was loved by so many. If there is anything I can do for any of you, please do not hesitate to let me know.

    April 25, 2016 - 3:50 pm

    To the Edmonds family we give our condolences to you and if you guys need any thing please let us know. We give our love thoughts and prayers to you all.

  13. Peggy & Billy Westbrooks
    April 25, 2016 - 3:01 pm

    Joanne, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, Roger was a good friend and f un to work with. May God give you peace and comfort during the days ahead. Rest in peace Roger.

  14. Joanne,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Roger. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God be with you all.

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