Abram Voyne "A.V." Edmisten, Jr., age 82, of Clint Norris Road, Boone, passed away Sunday evening, July 14, 2019, at his home.

A.V. was born July 10, 1937 in Watauga County, a son of the late Abram Voyne Edmisten, Sr. and Angeline Storie Edmisten. He was a retired painting contractor and a member of Three Forks Baptist Church. A.V. served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed hunting and playing with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Lorene Norris Edmisten of the home; one daughter, Kimberly Roark of Todd; two sons, Kevin Edmisten and wife Evelyn, and David Edmisten, all of Boone; one grandson, Kolton Roark of Todd; one granddaughter, Khloe Roark of Todd; five sisters, Mary Baumgarner of East Lake, Ohio, Betty Shoemake, and Becky Younce, both of Boone, Anne Barba and husband Greg of Roanoke, Virginia, and Joyce Proffitt and husband Joe of Wilkesboro, and one brother, Tommy Edmisten of Kernersville. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Edmisten.

Military graveside rites and burial, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, for Abram Voyne A.V. Edmisten, Jr. will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, July 17, 2019, at 2:00 o'clock, at Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens. Officiating will be Dr. Sonny Younce.

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