Walter Franklin Edmonds, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 7, 2023 at the Hospice Home surrounded by his family. He was a native of Alamance County and the husband of 54 years to Kaye Laughorne Edmonds of the home.
Walter was employed with Burlington Industries for many years and retired from GKN as an electrician. He was a lifelong member of Front Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where he served as an usher, deacon and handy man heading up various church construction projects. Walter was a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Vietnam War. He was a craftsman with wood and enjoyed carving. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending time with family and especially his grandchildren
Survivors include his wife, Kaye L. Edmonds of the home; son, Harrall Edmonds and wife, Brandy of Burlington; daughter, Alina Hughes and husband, Chris of Burlington; grandchildren, Edwin Gunn and significant other, MacKenzie Causey, Avery Edmonds. Tucker Edmonds and Kadi Hughes; great grandchild, Lacey Gunn; mother, Edna Jackson Edmonds of Graham; sister, Barbara Ashley of Fuqua Varina and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, William Hal Edmonds and his grandson, Jackson Hal Edmonds.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Dr. Dace Lewis, Elder Grant Range and Elder Joe Childress. The burial to follow at Alamance Memorial Park with military honors by the US Air Force. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Tuesday at Lowe Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Authoracare Collective Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or Front Street Christian Church, 609 Atwater Street, Burlington, NC 27215.
To watch the service and to sign the online register book, please visit www.lowefuneralhome.com.