William “Bill” Myrel Edman
There are no formal services planned at this time for William “Bill” Myrel Edman, 85, Lawrence, KS. Bill passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at his home.
Bill was born on August 25, 1936, in Onaga, KS, the son of Tom and Ruth (Summerville) Edman.
Bill served his country in the United States Army National Guard.
Bill married Joanne “Jo” Kay Banning on September 1, 1957, in Horton, KS. She survives of the home.
Bill and Jo owned and operated their own construction and petroleum service business in the local region. They shared a love of music. Bill enjoyed playing guitars with friends and sang and played guitar in several local country bands. Bill was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He was a local Scoutmaster for Troop 60 and was active in various leadership roles in the Council.
Other survivors include his sons, Von W. (Beverly) Edman, Don E. (Linda) Edman, daughter, Diane J. (Martin) Corson, six grandchildren, Kelli Dunlap, Matthew Edman, Michael Edman, Morgan Edman, Taylor (Nick) Rotundo, Haley Corson, two great-grandchildren, Zoey Dunlap, Wyatt Dunlap, two sisters, Gladys Edman, and Peggy Eisenbarth.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, ten siblings, and his granddaughter’s husband, Eric Dunlap.
Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s name to Cornerstone Community Church Building Fund and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.