Rev. Richard Ernest Edmiston, age 82 of Hardin, passed away on Wednesday, May 27th at the Lake Way Nursing and Rehab Center in Benton of natural causes.
He was born August 14, 1937 in Tulsa, Oklahoma the son of the late Ernest and Francis Overbeck Edmiston.
He was a Baptist minister for 60 years and the former pastor of Aurora Baptist Church. He loved the Lord, his family, reading, fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Patricia Edmiston of Hardin; two sons John Edmiston (Tammy) of Alabama and Timothy Edmiston of Benton; one brother Ronald Edmiston of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
The family chose cremation. There will be no services.
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