Born Sept. 13, 1937, in Braggadocio, Mo., son of the late W.T. and Evelyn Edmundson, he was a graduate of Clarkton High School, a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Berlin crisis. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of IBEW 1516.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Don Willbanks, of Kennett and two sisters, Jo Anne Bealmer, of St. Peters, Mo., and Myra Lackey, of St. Louis, Mo.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., today, Tuesday, June 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Jerry Don Willbanks, Phil Sanders, Roger Rebstock, Paul Shearer, Bob Maxwell and Denver Bealmear.