The Rev. George S. Edmunds, 67, a coffee salesman in Washington before becoming a Methodist minister in Maine, died of cardiac arrest June 30 in a hospital in Friedrichshafen, West Germany.
He had been in West Germany as part of a pastoral exchange program.
Mr. Edmunds was born in Washington. He lived in Beltsville and was sales supervisor of the John H. Wilkins Coffee Co. for 23 years before moving to Maine in 1961. He had earned a degree in theology at Boston University.
He had been pastor of a number of churches in Maine, including the Oakland Sidney United Methodist Church in Oakland, where he had spent the past nine years.
Mr. Edmunds had been a member of Birmingham Lodge No. 188 of the Masons in Beltsville, the York Rite and the Scottish Rite here. He also had been active in the Masons in Maine, serving as grand commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Maine in 1974.
He is survived by his wife, Irma, of the home in New Harbor, Maine; a son, Robert H., and a daughter, Georgene Turner, oh of Bristol, Maine; another daughter, Georgene Turner, of Dale City; a brother, Robert G., of Crownsville, Md.; a sister, Anna M. Graybeal, of North Scituate, Mass., and 10 grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the KnightsTemplar Eye Foundation, 47 Holland St., Banor, Maine, 04401.