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Dennis M. Edmonds

November 7, 1946 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 74)


Dennis Edmonds of Wake Forest, formerly of Santa Clarita, CA, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at Duke University Hospital. He was born on November 7, 1946 in Erie, PA to the late Alvin Edmonds and Pauline Nachman. He is preceded in death by his brother, Daniel.

He graduated from Academy High School, received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Gannon University. After 18 yrs at GE, he became the CAD/CAM Manager at AMP, Inc. (Tyco). His career then took him to California to work for McDonnell Douglas/Boeing. His positions in Quality Engineering presented him with many opportunities for international travel, including a year-long assignment in Spain. He also worked for Triumph Group and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.   

Dennis is survived by his loving wife and soulmate of 34 years, Deborah Brown Edmonds; sister, Donna Faulkner & husband Howard of Erie, PA; brother-in-law Kenneth Brown of Harrisburg, PA;  nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews and many cousins. A private service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, Wake Forest, NC. (919)556-7400

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