Harmon “Bill” Edmison Jr.
Published 2:35 pm Friday, February 12, 2021
Harmon “Bill” Edmison Jr., 89, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021, at his residence after a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Harmon and Mary Cleo Hart Edmison.
Bill was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation after 40 years of service and also worked with the US Forestry Service for four years.
Bill was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He was a man of God and loved his church family. He never knew a stranger. Bill loved hunting, fishing and praising the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Ann, and a brother, Ralph.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Connie Blevins Edmison; his children, Billy Joe (Karen) Edmison, Bristol, Tenn., Robert Lee (Christina) Edmison of Florida, Kathy Elaine (Jeff) McLaughlin, Elizabethton, and Judy Kay (Keith) Williams, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Arlene (Clarence) Woody and Linda Edmison, both of Hickory, N.C.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, February 15, at Victory Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Jerry Honeycutt officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Lukas Edmison, Adam Edmison, John Williams, Justin Williams, Ed Hughes and Jeffery McLaughlin. Honorary pallbearers will be his church family and his special friend, Zeno Black. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Edmison family.