May 23, 1932 ~ May 31, 2020

Born in: Beckton, KY
Resided in: Randolph, KY

Clifton Edmunds age 88 of Randolph passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.   Born in the Beckton community of Barren county he was the son of the late Clarence and Bela Duvall Edmunds.  Clifton was a US Marine veteran and along with his wife of 63 years, Jeanette Harbison Edmunds owned and operated Edmunds grocery at Randolph for many years.   His wife Jeanette survives.    He attended the Willow Shade Church of Christ.   Besides his wife he is survived by three children.   LaRissa Bartley and husband Danny of Summer Shade.   Jan Moulden  and Marty Edmunds and his wife Lori all of Randolph.   Seven grandchildren.   Nathan (Amy) Gassaway, Adam (Jessica) Gassaway, Gage, Marley and Sawyer Edmunds.   Rachel Moulden and Brittany (AJ) Waddle.    Seven great grandchildren.   Ellie and Dalton Gassaway, Ella, Landree, and Ashlyn Waddle.   Lucian and Aiden.   One sister in law Charlene Edmunds.   Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother and sister.   Elizabeth Lewis and Bobby Edmunds.   Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM  Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph.   Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday and after 9:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home.    Due to the current Covid-19 crisis visitation and funeral services will be limited to no more than 33 people at one time.    Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Edmunds.  Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Jan, Marty and Larissa I’m so sorry for the loss of your father. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers🙏

  2. Randolph will never be the same without Clifton. I always thought of him as the Mayor of Randolph. Our family certainly has many fond memories of the days when the store was open and we were milking.
    He was a good and kind man that will be forever missed in our community.

  3. Randolph will never be the same without Clifton. He will be dearly missed by all of us. Our deepest sympathies for your loss.

  4. Dear LaRissa, Jan, & Marty, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Nothing is ever easy, especially when you are dealing with the loss of your Mom or Dad. You all will remain in our prayers.

  5. Words can’t describe my feelings….my sincere condolences for your loss…Clifton was more than a neighbor to me as I grew up across the street w/my grandfather, Cleo Shirley. I pray the Peace, and Comfort of our Lord and Savior rest upon Edmunds family. Clifton, I salute you… You served your country and community well. – Semper Fi, Marine.

  6. Jan and family

    Jan Im so sorry to hear about fhe sudden loss of your Dad
    Thoughts and prayers to you all
    Sending my love ,thouggts and prayers to all of you

    Think of you and all the crew in ICU all time
    Give my love to all them too

  7. Larissa, Jan and Marty,
    So sorry for the loss of your Father, Clifton. We cannot be there, but you are in our though and prayers.

  8. We are so very sorry to hear of Clifton’s passing. He was such a good friend to Ted for the last 30 plus years and will be missed. Prayers for comfort for his family.
    Ted and Sharon Gibson

  9. We are so sorry for your loss of a good man. We lived in Randolph for about 4 years, and loved his grocery store. You will see him again Good Bless all of the family🙏

  10. Remember the good times at the store, he always said, you want that on your tab? Then we’d settle up on payday. I’ll always remember him.

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