In Loving Memory of Robert "Bob" Edmonds

August 26, 1943
Bridgeport, CT
August 03, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Wednesday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

August 08, 2018


Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Prayer Service

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

Wednesday, August 8th 7:30 p.m.


Oak Lawn Cemetery

No date included.

Family Gathering


Fairfield Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation

600 Jennings Road,
CT 06824

Robert J. Edmonds

Robert J. Edmonds, age 74, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Judy Edmonds, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Donald and Margaret Edmonds, he had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. Bob graduated from Roger Ludlowe High School and attended Penn State University. He served on the Fairfield Fire Department for over 30 years, retiring in 1995. He was an active member and past president of the International Association of Firefighters Local 1426. In addition to firefighting, Bob worked as an electrician. He was a handyman in every sense of the word. He loved building furniture, woodworking and working on his house and in his yard. He was an avid and accomplished trap shooter and a member of the Newtown Fish & Game Club, the Atlantic Indians and N.B.S. Bob also enjoyed fishing and playing golf. He was a member of the Bridgeport Area Retired Firefighters. Bob was a proud Eagle Scout and served on the Eagle Board of Reviews for many years. In addition to his loving wife and best friend, Judy, he is survived by a sister-in-law, Judith Edmonds of Fairfield; a brother-in-law, Michael Palmer of Fairfield; a cousin Frances Nunn of Montana; and three nieces, Jessica, Rebecca and Melissa. He was predeceased by his brother, Henry (Hank) Edmonds and a sister, Nancy Edmonds. Friends may greet the family Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. A prayer service will conclude the visitation at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be private in Oak Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairfield Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation, 600 Jennings Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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9 Guestbook Entries for Robert J. Edmonds

  1. On behalf of my family I hope you understood how thankful we are as president of Fairfield Firefighters local 1426 you were instrumental in establishing a positive and safe work environment for those of us who followed. Be safe my Friend

  2. Dear Judy,
    You are in my heart and mind. My condolences on Bob’s passing. He was a true Fairfielder. I will miss his daily forays with the NYTimes crossword puzzles at The Pantry.
    May Bob rest in peace and rise in glory.


  3. Judy,

    I am so sorry to read of your husband and best friend’s passing. My prayers are with you


  4. My sincerest condolences to all the family.
    Bob was a great guy.
    May God and his Angels enfold him in their peace.

  5. Dear Judy,
    I am so sorry to learn of your loss of your husband. You always spoke of him with caring and humor.
    A knitting buddy,

  6. Dear Judy,
    Condolences to the family. I didn’t know Bob for very long, but time shared over a cup of coffee at Dunkin Donuts was great. Real good guy and great sense of humor. He will be missed.

  7. Mrs Edmonds: I only knew Bob from the gun club, but I enjoyed the time I spent talking with him; we were both Remington guys. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort.
    Brian McClain
    Monroe, CT