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“Helen sorry to here about your dad ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Darrell Scott Thomas - Vienna, VA

“Sorry we could not make it in could not get off from work. I fill for your lose i didn't get to spend much time with him just around holidays but i...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: GREG BRUNER - church hill, TN

“my thoughts and prayers are with you,love,tonya ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: tonya mcmurray - kingsport, TN

“He is with God with no pain . He was a good brother never forgot my birthday . when he was young he had lots of friends and enjoyed life. He loved...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: LorraineChambers - Merrimack, NH

“TO my loving Brother will miss you,and will think of you the rest of my life. Your loving Charlie ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mr.& Mrs.Charles W. Gendron - MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We know he has peace and is in God's care. Wish we could be there. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Dr. Kent and Ann Jameson - Union, WV

“So Sorry about your loss. You and Jeff are in our prayers. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cecil and Mary An Hinkle - Union, WV

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: The staff of Blue Ridge Funeral Home

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Edward A. Gendron, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2013. He was born on June 23, 1932 in Cambridge, Mass. to the late Edward, Sr and Helen Gendron.
He was a United States Navy Veteran and served in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his four brothers-in-law; Edward Christian, Tom Bishop, Robert Christian and John Gillenwater.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 52 years, Louise Gendron; daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Jeff Jameson of Daniels; sister, Lorraine Chambers and husband, Harvey of Merrimach, NH; brother, Charlie Gendron and wife, Lillian of Tewksbury, Mass; sister-in-laws, Jessie Gillenwater of Church Hill, TN, Alma Bishop of Kingsport, TN, JoAnn Honaker and husband, Richard of Rogersville, TN; and many nieces and nephews.
He was a truck driver for National Linen Service out of Roanoke, VA which brought him to West Virginia. He then became a coal miner having worked for Ranger Fuel, Itman, and Sabine Coal Companies. He then worked for Top Notch Services until his retirement.
He was an avid sports fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and the Boston Celtics.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Doctors and Nurses at Raleigh General Hospital for the devotion and loving care that was given to Ed during his stay; also a special thanks to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Chips.
A service to celebrate the life of Edward A. Gendron, Jr will be held 2:00PM Monday, January 28, 2013 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Rev. Larry Lilly officiating. Burial will follow the services at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.
Friends may gather with the family from 1:00PM until time of the service Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting
Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley is in charge of the arrangements.