Charles M. Edmunds
(Slaton) Charles M. Edmunds, 88, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Sunday, March 6th, 2016. Chapel Services will be Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11 AM in Englunds Chapel with Bill Jernigan officiating. Services are under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. The family will have a visitation from 6 to 7:30 PM Thursday at Englunds.
Charles was born July 21, 1927 in Post, Texas to Martin Chris and Esther Irene (Johns) Edmunds. He graduated Slaton High School. Charles entered the U.S. Army in 1945, serving in Germany during WWII. Returning from the service he began his career as a heavy equipment mechanic for Case in 1950 and retiring in 1993. Farming his 40 acres and camping during retirement were his entertainment. Charles married Marilee Roche on June 6th, 1992 in Waxahachie, Texas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Slaton.
Those who will cherish his memory include his wife, Marilee of the home, daughters Lori and husband Boyd Smith, Dana and husband Mike Yamber both of Nebraska, sons, Gary and wife Becky Edmunds of Florida, Terry and wife Lee Ann Edmunds of York, Nebraska, step-daughters Vicki and husband Jerry Defoore of Lubbock, Kale Williams of Slaton, Lundie and Mike Dyer of Louisville, KY, and Step-son Tom and Patty Roche of Whitney , TX, brother Glen and Tina Edmunds of Houston and sister Jean Arthur of Louisiana, along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
(Englunds Funeral Services)