He was born Saturday, February 10, 1951 in Smith County, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Leonard Dedmon.
He is survived by his mother, Jackie (Wilson) Dedmon of Gilbertsville, wife, Caroline (Baker) Dedmon of Calvert City, sons, Tyler Dedmon of Smithland and Joshua Whaley of Northport, Florida, daughter, Kristen Ellenberger of Benton, sisters, Mary Jayne Choate of Eddyville and Linda Kay Dunn of Gilbertsville and four grand children, Gage and Cole Dedmon of Smithland and Hunter and Kinley Ellenberger of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his father, and son, Bobby Dedmon.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2 at Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Johnnie Davis officiated. Interment followed in Marshall Co. Memory Gardens in Benton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion, 2047 Ridge Rd., Gilbertsville, KY 42044.