David Leroy Edmonson
Published: May 18, 2014
David Leroy Edmonson, 66, of Glen Rose, Ark. went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. He was born to Frank and Alice Edmonson on April 16, 1948 in Bauxite, Ark. He attended Bryant High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bennington during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Raymond Magill Post 2256, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He retired from the City of Benton after 25 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, D.F. Edmonson, Jabo Edmonson, and Bill Edmonson.
He is survived by his wife, Recia Edmonson; four daughters, Danette (Rick) Rucker of Beebe, Ark., Alice (J.T.) Lawrence of Chimes, Ark., Andrea Edmonson of Glen Rose, Ark., Davie (Aaron) Davis of Oceanside, Calif.; and Missy (Clayton) Ray, who he considered his own; seven sisters; six brothers; 11 grandchildren; and a host of family and many loving friends.
The family would like to express our sincere gratitude for the care given by Arkansas Hospice, Dr. Lawrence Mendelsohn, his staff, and all the special nurses at CARTI.
The memorial service will be held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., May 20, at the Fairplay Missionary Baptist Church in Benton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 675 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, Ark. 71901; CARTI, 9500 Baptist Health Dr, Little Rock, Ark.; or Fairplay Missionary Baptist Church, 8516 Fairplay Rd, Benton, Ark. 72019.
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