MURRAY — Bobby Joe Edmonson, 68, of Murray died Sunday at Western Baptist Hospital.
He retired as the owner and operator of Bobby’s Auto Body Shop. He served as minister of Old Paths Missionary Baptist Church and had served as a pastor to several churches in the area.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Sue Kimbro Edmonson; two daughters, Susan Coleman of Dexter and Christie Fryer of Almo; two sisters, Betty Smith of Eddyville and Gracie Choate of Cadiz; four brothers, Philip Edmonson, David Edmonson, Douglas Edmonson, and Paul Edmonson, all of Cadiz; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hollon Edmonson and Mary Josephine Simmons Edmonson; four brothers; and two sisters.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Revs. Sammy Cunningham, Max Anderson, and Jack Henshaw officiating.
Burial will be at Barnett Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.