Ernest Dean Edmondson, Jr., 71, died Saturday, June 30, 2007.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the Oak City Baptist Church.?Interment will follow at Oak City Cemetery. The Reverend Chris Shelton will be presiding.
Dean was the oldest fireman serving in the Oak City Fire Department and had been a member since the fire department started in 1955. The fire department was a second home to Dean and he was deeply committed to it and all the firemen. He will be greatly missed by the department and all of its members.
Dean is survived by his brothers, Bill Edmondson and wife Dora of Asheville, Floyd Eugene Edmondson and wife Darlene of Benson, Milton Ray Edmondson and wife Carolyn of Richmond, VA, and Tom Edmondson of Apex; special care giver and friend, Bonnie Keaton of Oak City; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2007 at the Oak City Fire Department, 100 East Commerce Street, Oak City, NC.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Oak City Fire Department, P.O. Box 190, Oak City, NC 27857.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.