Roger Dale Edmiston age 70 departed this life Saturday August 14, 2021 at his home at McAndrews, Ky. surrounded by his loved ones. He was born January 6, 1951 at South Williamson, Ky. a son of the late Wayne “Junior” and Barbara Inis McCown Edmiston. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Elaine Schwartz Edmiston, brothers, Randy and Gary Edmiston.
Roger was a United States Marine Veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a carpenter and was an avid woodworker with a love for drafting, designing and every aspect of his craft. He enjoyed sports with an enthusiasm for U.K. basketball. Roger was a devoted grandfather who loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He leaves to mourn his passing and honor his loving memory, his son Joseph Russell Wayne Edmiston of McCarr, Ky. three daughters Angela Carole Thacker and Jessicah Erin Free (Joseph), of McAndrews, Ky. and Heather Nicole Edmiston of McCarr, Ky. Brothers Ricky Wayne, Brian Keith, and David Gearld Edmiston, and sisters Debra Kaye Reynolds and Sheila Carol Bowman. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jordan, Qianna, and Qierra Thacker and Olivia , Jonah, Christian, Ashton, Aiden, and Neacy Edmiston. He also leaves Crystal Hatfield, Mark Hatfield and Chris Church who he thought of as his children.
Visitation will begin Wednesday August 20, 2021 at the Octavia Freewill Baptist Church at McAndrews, Ky. at 6:00 p.m. there will also be visitation on Thursday night. On Friday August 20, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. there will be a celebration of life service at the church with cremation following as he wished.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jones and West Funeral Services , Phelps, Ky. The guestbook may be signed at www.joneswestfh.com
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