Walter "Gabby" Edmonds

September 26, 1949 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 68)
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Walter N. ‘Gabby’ Edmonds 68 of Elyria, gained his wings on January 31, 2018 in the Regency West Skilled Nursing Facility in Middleburg Hts., following a long illness. He was born in Cleveland coming to Elyria in 1994. Mr. Edmonds was employed with Ford Motor Company as a mechanic, retiring after 18 years of service. Walter was a member of One Body of Christ Church in Elyria serving as an Elder of the church. Gabby was a member of the Cycle Kings Motorcycle Club of Cleveland where he served as vice-president, a member of the Mystic Knights Motorcycle Club of Cleveland. Mr. Edmonds was co-founder of the Lorain County Zulus Motorcycle Club in Elyria and one of the original members of the Cleveland Chapter, Zulus Motorcycle Club. He was a former member of the Son’s of Lights #1 under the Jurisdiction of Habaka Grand Lodge A.A.S.R. Cleveland. Gabby enjoyed camping, going to motorcycle events and riding his motorcycle. His memory will be cherished by his wife and best friend of 30 years Shari J. “Spic-N-Span” Edmonds, his family (children): Jimmie Edmonds, Madara “Big D” Edmonds, Marquetta Lykes, Quentin “Creeper” Harris, Yona “Baby Girl” Douglas, Rodrick Walter Workman, Leaisha Shannon, sisters and brothers: Margaret Palmer, William Don (Aisa) Edmonds, Richard D. “Sweet Jack” (Cynthia) Edmonds, Blanche (Jim) Davis, Greg Butler, David M. “Supra Dave” (Lalita) Edmonds, Janell Edmonds, best friend of 30 years Rachel “MzRachel” Workman, 32 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews and his motorcycle family. He was preceded in death by: parents William Donald Edmonds and Earline Edmonds, brother Paul Edmonds, sons: Walter “Dirty Redd” Edmonds and Kenny Edmonds. Friends may call on Saturday February 10th, 2018 in the Second Baptist Church, 427 Chapman Lane (16th St.), Elyria, OH 44035 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:05 p.m. Rev. Bobbi Calloway, Officiant. Carter Funeral Home entrusted with the family wishes. Online

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