Mr. Raymond D. Dedman, age 88, of Lebanon passed away September 30, 2021.

Born in Wilson County, TN, he was one of 11 children of the late Seldon and Mary Elizabeth Woodall Dedman. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Barton’s Creek Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a past member of the Wilson County Farm Bureau, Wilson Farmers Co-Op and as a young man was named “Young Farmer of The Year.”

He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Brenda Ligon Dedman; three children, David Damar Dedman, Rae Ann Dedman and Danny Rollins; and siblings, Betty Coleman and James and Billy Dedman.

He is survived by two sons, Jonathan (Lynn) Dedman, Brad (Tawni) Dedman; daughter-in-law, Lisa Rollins; five grandchildren, Graci and Tristan Williams, Nathan, Brendan and Henley Dedman; and seven siblings, Mildred Petty, Charles (Betty) Dedman, Shirley Robinson, Rosa Durham, Gary (Brenda) Dedman, Jane Vaught, and Lane (Eddie) Reed.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 4, 2021, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Charles McKnight officiating. Interment will be at Barton’s Creek Cemetery. Pallbearer will be Jeff and Greg Vaught, Brian Reed, Scott Hughes, David and Gary Dedman. Visitation is Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. and Monday after 11 a.m.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, www.ligonbobo.com.

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