Edmonds, Ernest Paul \nof Horseheads, NY, passed away on Saturday morning, July 18, 2015, at the age of 88. Paul was born on September 23, 1926, in Wythe County, VA, a son of the late William G. and Mae Nelson Edmonds. He served his country honorably with the US Army and was employed by American LaFrance and Sullivan's Fire Apparatus in the fine art of gold leafing. Paul is pre-deceased by his brother, William Carl and just recently his daughter, Susan Macatee. He is survived by his wife, Willie Edmonds of Pulaski, VA; sons, Dana (Mary) Edmonds of Tucson, AZ and Joel (Paula) Edmonds of Durham, NC; four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, sister, Nancy Kegley of Wytheville, VA; son-in-law, Lance Macatee of Horseheads, NY a niece, nephew and cousins. It is the family's wishes that a Memorial Service be held at a later date.