Obituary: Dennis Leroy Edgin


Dennis Leroy Edgin, 65, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

He was born Nov. 10, 1954, in Leachville, Arkansas to Junior Leroy Edgin and Ina Bell ”Jo” (Foster) Edgin.

Dennis was pastor of Pool’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of Batesville; he was a Master Mason as well as a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association.

Survivors include his mother, Jo Edgin; his loving wife, Debra Anne (Allen) Edgin of the home; three sons, Jeromy K. Edgin (Cindy) of Cabot, Jonathan L. Edgin (Tami) of Batesville, and Jason M. Edgin of Batesville; ten grandchildren, Lance D. Edgin, Keith G. Edgin, Alyssa R. Cohen, Brandon M. Cohen, Christian B. Edgin (Heather), Carmin T. Edgin, Celsi H. Edgin, Cadin L. Edgin, Zachary M. Edgin, and Zoe P. Edgin; two great-grandchildren, Sebastian L. Edgin, and Scarlet R. Edgin.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Edgin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Allen, Ladell Light, Dwayne Goforth, Dennis Ward, Keith DeLoach, Billy Foster, and Jimmy Reddock.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at First Free Will Baptist of Batesville with Bro. Bobby Shepherd and Jonathan Edgin officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.

In compliance with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines indoor service attendance will be limited and signs will be posted at the church. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed.


  1. Mr. Edgen was loved by a couple of those that wasn’t lost. Love you P Daddy. Its Danny and IRA. Lost our p paw too.

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