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Louis "Pap" William Edmons

June 26, 1924 November 6, 2020
Louis "Pap" William Edmons
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Obituary for Louis "Pap" William Edmons

Louis William “Pap” Edmons, age 96 of Pikeville, died November 6, 2020 at home with family by his side. Louis was the founder of the Edmons’ Bluegrass Festival held annually on the Edmons’ farm. He could play any instrument, but the Mandolin was his favorite. Louis was a Bus Driver for over twenty-two years with the Bledsoe County School System. He loved spending time with his family and friends, liked playing all sports and hunting anything that moved. Louis will be greatly missed by all.
Preceding Louis in death was his wife, Betty Jean Fields Edmons; parents, Thomas Richard and Flora Pearson Edmons; sisters, Vergia Lou Boynton, Bessie Mae Standefer, and Dorine Edmons.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his sons, Gary (Gerri) Edmons and Larry (Patricia) Edmons,; grandchildren, Richard (Amber) Edmons, Andrea (John) Shook, Thomas Edmons; great-grandchildren, Micah, Levi, John Isaac, and Beth Shook, Bryleigh, Beau, and Willow Edmons; nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
A Celebration of Life will be1:00 pm CST Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Shady Vale Church of God with Bro. Donnie Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in the Edmons Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends 3:00 pm-8:00 pm CST Sunday, November 8, 9:00 am-8:00 pm Monday and 9:00 am until service time on Tuesday all at Shady Vale Church of God.
Condolences can be made at Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.


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