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Antonio S EdgestonJuly 24, 1968 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 49)
Antonio S. Edgeston, 49, was born July 24, 1968 to Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Edgeston of Ripley, MS and Mr. William Bledsoe of Chicago, IL. He departed his earthly life on January 15, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.
He was a soldier of the U.S. Army and a Dessert Storm Veteran. Before becoming disabled, he worked at Cooper Tire. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, cousin, friend, uncle and above all a Christian.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Victoria Edgeston of Blue Mountain, MS; two daughters, Vercara (Jeremy) Foster of Alaska and Vanessa (Johnny) Edgeston of Ohio; one son, Antonio Edgeston, Jr. of Blue Mountain, MS; granddaughter, Victoria Foster of Alaska; parents, Daniel and Verser Edgeston of Ripley, MS and William Bledsoe of Illinois; four brothers: William Bledsoe, Jr., Reginal Bledsoe, Tyrone Bledsoe and Willis Bledsoe all of Illinois; three sisters: Donna (Lee) Knight and Tamico (Maurice) of Mississippi, and Lakieta (Ernesto) Mickens of Illinois.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 19, 2018 from 12 noon – 8 pm at Foster and Son Funeral Home in Ripley, MS, with the family present from 6 pm – 8 pm. Service will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1 pm at Foster and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley, MS. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Interment will follow at Union Prospect Cemetery in New Albany, MS. Services entrusted to Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley, MS. To view and sign the guest registry, please visit www.fosterandsonfuneralhome.com.