James Edmond

Published 10:54 am Tuesday, August 29, 2017

James Edmond

August 27, 2017

Mr. James Edmond Sr., 81, of Attapulgus, Ga., departed this life Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge, Georgia.

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Mr. Edmond was a devoted member of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Attapulgus, where he served faithfully until his health failed. He served as a trustee, chairman of the Steward Board, a lead singer in the choir and he was on the building committee.

He was married to Mrs. Totsie Swain Edmond, and three children were born to this union. He was a family man and he enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest in his many endeavors. James was a hard worker. He worked at Engelhard for 40 plus years. He enjoyed his family and loved to go fishing. He enjoyed farming.

He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife of 60 years, Totsie B. Edmond; children, James Edmond Jr., Dewitt (Patricia) Edmond of Attapulgus, and Mercedes (Steven) Jones of Quincy, Florida; brother David (Irene) Edmond of Attapulgus; grandchildren, Richo, Monica (Terrell), Joseph (Phan), Vincent J. and Jasmyn Edmond, Courtney, Steve and Aleena Williams; great-grands, Jade, Venice, Amber, Cayden, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Asyah, Tasrick and Brodie; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, September 1, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Bethel A.M.E. Church of Attapulgus, where Rev. Ellis Smith is Pastor, Rev. John Thomas officiating and Rev. Alexander Mack presiding.

Arrangements are entrusted to Chandler Funeral Home, Inc. of Attapulgus.