First Posted: 11/9/2009

MOUNT AIRY Mr. William Henry Doc Edmonds, 75, of Mount Airy, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. Mr. Edmonds was born in Surry County Nov. 19, 1933, to William Roy and Clearsie Hutson Edmonds. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Hauser Edmonds of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Frenda and Jeff Hicks of Ararat, Cindy and Timmy Dixon of Danville, Va., and Christy Edmonds of Welcome; sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Janet Edmonds of Mount Airy, Ronald and Denise Edmonds of Pinnacle and Carl Ray and Karen Edmonds of Danville, Va.; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Shirley and Walter Bowers of Ivanhoe, Va., Mae Norman and Della and Bobby Odum, all of Mount Airy; brothers, Frank Edmonds and Ray Edmonds, both of Mount Airy; and a special nephew, Steven Odum. In addition to his parents, Mr. Edmonds was preceded in death by a grandson, Travis Bryant; a sister, Ruth Faulkner; and brothers, Marvin Edmonds and Roy Edmonds Jr. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Ray Hutson. Burial will follow in Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at his sisters home at 901 Old Hwy. 601. Online condolences may be made to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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