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Obituary for Martin Dewayne Edmondson

MARTIN D. EDMONDSON, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born March 20, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas, a son of Henry David and Mable Susan (Wallace) Edmondson. He departed this life Thursday, December 03, 2015 in his home in Holiday Island, at the age of 71 years.

Martin worked as the U.S.A. Olympic Shooting Coach. He was a two time Olympian in 1976 and 1980 and coached the U.S.A. Team in the 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics. He was a life member of the U.S.A. Shooting and the N.R.A. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge #612 in San Saba, Texas and an avid hunter and fisherman. Martin also proudly served his country in the United States Army (MSGT Retired) during the Vietnam War.

On August 29, 2015, Martin was united in marriage with Rosemary (Miller) Edmondson who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Martin David Edmondson and wife Kimberly of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Richard Edmondson and wife Krischele of Jacksonville, Florida; one daughter, Jeanette and husband Blaine Tyson serving in the Foreign Service abroad; one step-son, Clayton Sears and wife Lisa of Huntington Boulevard, California; nine grandchildren; one step-grandchild; one brother, Lou Edmondson and wife Jane of St. Petersburg, Florida; two sisters, Ollie Jo Edmondson of Leander, Texas and Henrietta and husband Robin Ray of El Dorado, Arkansas; his mother, Mable Susan Wallace of San Saba, Texas; and a host of other family, friends, and loved ones.
Martin was preceded in death by his father, Henry David Edmondson and his first wife, Helga (Paul) Edmondson.

Memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Nelson’s Chapel of the Springs in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Martin Edmondson, c/o Cornerstone Bank, 1 Parkwood Drive, Holiday Island, Arkansas 72631. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2015


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Thursday

10

Dec

1:00 PM
Nelson's Chapel of the Springs

150 West Van Buren
Eureka Springs, AR 72632


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Martin Edmondson

C/O Cornerstone Bank
1 Parkwood Drive
Holiday Island, Arkansas 72631
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