Dr. Peter Edmonds, 82, of Atlantic Beach, Florida, died peacefully on Sunday, March 14, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.
Dr. Edmonds is survived by his wife of 60 years, Kathleen (Doyle) Edmonds. He was the father of Peter and his wife Susan of Fayetteville, NC; Stephen and his wife Heidi of Setauket, NY; Geoffrey of Charleston, SC, Douglas and his wife Jennifer of Upper Saddle River, NJ; and Elizabeth of Charleston, SC. He was the proud grandfather of Geoffrey, Cassie, Kevin, Daniel, John, Lindsay, Lexi, and Peter.
He was predeceased by brothers Carl, William, and Steve, and by grandson Kevin.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 1, 1939, he was the son of the late William Edmonds and Beatrice (Bombardier) Edmonds. He was a 1960 graduate of Boston College, and a 1964 graduate of Georgetown University Dental School. He served for 32 years active and reserve duty in the U.S. Army as an oral surgeon and retired as a Colonel. He served as chief of the Dental Department of Veteran Affairs in Charleston, SC, and as an Associate Professor of the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.
Peter and Kathleen Edmonds were active parishioners throughout their life together and made several trips to General Cepeda, Coahuilo, Mexico as Theresian missionaries.
Post-COVID funeral mass, burial, and military graveside services to be determined.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association. Donate to Fight Alzheimer's Disease