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William Lewis “Bill” Edney

  • Birth 1939
  • Death 5 Nov 2011 Landrum, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbus, Polk County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 80044818

William "Bill" Lewis Edney, 72, of Columbus, North Carolina, died Saturday, November 5, 2011 in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, South Carolina.

Born in Polk County, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Lewis Edney (1919-1994) and Fannie Arkansas (Jolley) Edney (1919-1995).

Mr. Edney was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in the US Air Force from 1957 to 1961. He was the Proprietor of Edney Electric for 30 years and was a founding member of the Carolina Nomad Car Club and member of Greer Classics for a number of years. Bill was a member of the Congregational Church of Christ, Tryon, NC.

Surviving is his wife, Judy Ashmore Edney; two sons, Johnny Edney (Deborah) of Tryon, NC and Joey Edney of Columbus, NC; two daughters, Debbie Gosnell (Scottie) of Tryon, NC and Janet Owens (Chris) of Columbus, NC; one brother, Mike Edney (Dixie) and Peggy Lockhart both of Landrum, SC. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, Zack & Alyssa Edney, Madison Whitener & Josh Gosnell, Katelyn & Victoria Edney and Kyle & Cole Owens and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 in the Columbus Baptist Church, Columbus, NC with Rev. Jesse Yarborough, Chaplain Dean Elliott and Pastor Bobby Capps officiating.

McFarland Funeral Chapel
Tryon, North Carolina

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  • Created by: Patricia
  • Added: 7 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80044818
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Lewis “Bill” Edney (1939–5 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80044818, citing Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, Polk County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Patricia (contributor 47533805) .