Robert Paul Edney, 62, of Farmington, NM, passed March 19, 2021. Paul was born in Farmington, NM on January 6, 1959 to Robert Joseph & Marie Parker, and adopted by Samuel B. Edney & Ruth Inez Edney.
Robert Paul Edney was a 1977 graduate of FHS. He was a self-taught musician and played with worship teams with his church and with several bands throughout his life. He most recently was the founder and lead singer of The Cooltones, and was proud to have reached 30 years in worship ministry at The Oasis. He was a Commercial sign painter & artist, with works and murals on businesses all over the area. He counted several special showpieces as a legacy for his work. One of his favorite jobs was being the caretaker/manager of the Big Man, Sunny. As a hometown boy who remembered when he came to town, he was honored to care for this local icon. He was known as BeBop to his grandchildren, and he adored them. He and his wife loved to enjoy time with antiquing, attending car shows, and vintage camping.
Paul is preceded in death by his Parents Robert Joseph, Marie Reagle, Sammy Edney, Ruth Edney
He is Survived by his Wife: Desiree Edney, Sons: Phillip Stokes & wife Mary, Tyson Uselman & wife Shelby, Taylor Uselman, Daughters: Brittany Mirabal & husband Stephen, Danielle Edney, Brother: Dennis Needham, Sisters: Pauline Pyburn & husband Bruce, Joyce Needham, Cindy Rowley; and Grandchildren: Lillian, Shepherd, River, Hosea, Jacob, Kaitlyn, Ashley, Adeline,
A Public Viewing will be held 4:30-5pm Thursday, March 25, 2021. The funeral service will be held at 10:00am Friday, March 26, 2021 at The Oasis. Pastor Randy Joslin *Due to limited seating due to Covid restrictions, most seating will be reserved for family, close friends, and church family. Others are encouraged to reach out to Desiree, Tyson or Brittany for reserving remaining seating as available, or to access the service through The Oasis live stream on their website. The burial will be attended by family only.
The Paul Edney Memorial Medical fund is currently set up to accept donations at Citizen's bank to assist the family with Paul's Medical costs.