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Don Edgmon

Don Walker Edgmon, 71, of Dunlap passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in a Chattanooga hospital. 

He was a Williamson County native who graduated from Franklin High School in 1960 and graduated with a degree in agriculture business from Middle Tennessee State University in 1965. He was of the Methodist faith. He served in the National Guard for over 20 years during the Desert Storm war. He was a wildlife resource officer for TWRA from 1965 to 2002 and loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Mary Ellen Johnson Edgmon; parents, Leonard and Eula Blanche Edgmon; and sister, Dorthy Edgmon King.

Survivors include his daughter, Amanda (Pitt) Derryberry of Bowling Green, Kentucky; son, Shawn (Kelly) Edgmon of Dunlap; brothers, Jack (Martha) Edgmon of Dickson and Paul (Betsy) Edgmon of Pulaski; grandchildren, Ella, Addy and Emmy Kate Edgmon, and Caroline and Will Derryberry.

Funeral services were held Sunday, February 10 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tony Cates officiating. Burial was in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens.

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Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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