The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

February 19, 2014

Billy Joe Edgemon

— Billy Joe Edgemon, 75, of Athens passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital.

Bill was born May 24, 1938, in Limestone County to Carl and Bessie Edgemon. He was a charter member of Midway Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He retired from General Motors in 1995, and worked as a real estate agent.

Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Leta Sue; son, Jason and wife Lori; and his pride and joy grandson, Grayson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, J.D. Edgemon.

Visitation is noon until 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Midway Baptist Church. The funeral service follows at 2 p.m. with Gerome Hilliard and Bradley Griggs officiating. Burial will be in Huntsville Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Grayson Edgemon, Todd Crouch, Wayne Henderson, Matt Homan, Bryon Scott, Hayden Scott and Joseph Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Midway Baptist Church and the Coffee Club at A&M Chevron.

Memorials may be made to Midway Baptist Church Building Fund, 26575 U.S. 72 East, Athens, AL 35613, or a favorite charity.

Sign the online guestbook at http://limestonechapel.com.

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