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“Sorry for your loss, Brother Roy was a great man! enjoyed going to church at Phillips Chapel with the Edgmons. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Kim Thomas - SPRINGDALE, AR

“Bro. Roy and Sis. Vola were a blessing to the church at Phillips Chapel as long as they were able to come. My Mom was a good friend of their daughter...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Kelly Couch - Springdale, AR

“We are so sorry for the loss of this dear loved one. Thinking of you, being neighbors to mom, Mae Neal, always brings sweet memories and a great deal...Read More »
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Mr. Roy T. Edgmon, 102 of Lowell, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at his home surrounded by family. Mr. Edgmon was born Nov. 27, 1913 in Newton County, Arkansas to Phil and Pennie Edgmon. He married Vola Watson May 28, 1933.

They moved to NW Arkansas in the fall of 1945 where he farmed and worked over 30 years at Farmers Coop. He was a long time member and deacon of Phillips Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of Springdale. In 2012 Mr. and Mrs. Edgmon were the Arkansas recipients of the Worldwide Marriage Encounter's award for the Arkansas couple with the longest marriage.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father and three brothers, Dewey, Arnold and Bob Edgmon. He is survived by his wife, Vola of the home, two sons, J. D. of Bentley, Kansas, Don of Lake Fork, Texas and one daughter, Frankie Scott of Springdale. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and numerous great, great-great, and great-great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 1:00pm-2:00pm Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale. Funeral service will begin at 2:00pm with Dr. Randy Carroll officiating the service. Committal service to follow at the Friendship Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice Home, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762.

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