April 7, 1947 ~ January 20, 2021
Born in: Knoxville, TN
Resided in: Grayson, GA
David Joseph Edmondson, 73, of Grayson, Ga. and formerly of Maryville, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, Ga. He had been battling COVID-19 for two months.
Mr. Edmondson was born April 7, 1947, in Knoxville, Tenn., a son of Jack and Ruthie Edmondson of Maryville. He was preceded in death by his father and mother and a sister, Sara Edmondson Markey. He was a graduate of Maryville High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He worked in sales for more than 40 years and retired from ABM Industries in 2018.
Mr. Edmondson is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lisa Moore Edmondson; daughter Rachel Edmondson Whittaker (Allen) of Brookhaven, Ga.; son Travis David Edmondson (Erin) of Atlanta; and a grandson, Miles Baker Edmondson; sister Dede Edmondson Covert (Bill) of Kelso, Wash.; brother John Edmondson (Susan) of Maryville, Tenn.
A private service will be held Sunday at Wages & Sons in Lawrenceville, Ga. A graveside service will be held at Magnolia Cemetery in Maryville, Tenn. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition in memory of Sara Edmondson Markey or to Ruthe’s Fund at 9735 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37922.