Funeral services for Edgar Lee “Turtle” Balsamo, 70, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 3:00 PM , Thursday, May 27, 2021 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Edgar was born November 2, 1950 in Monroe, LA and passed away May 24, 2021 in West Monroe. He was manager of several service stations. Edgar loved his family and loved the good Lord. He loved Westerns, poker, bingo and loved going to the boat. He loved to sing and everyone loved to hear him. Edgar was a member of West Monroe Pentecostal Church.
Edgar is survived by his wife of 50 years, Deborah McDaniel Balsamo; sons; Jefferey Balsamo and Shirley, James Balsamo; daughters, Peggy Balsamo and Jarrod, Kelly Smith and Phillip; siblings; Roger Balsamo, John Balsamo and Becky, Steve Balsamo and Candy, Sally Patrick and Donnie, Ann Conville, Gloria Sims and Randy; extended family; Patty McDaniel, Judy Yaghmaei, Phillip Hamilton, and James McDaniel; 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Smith, Daniel Thompson, Jonathon Balsamo, Landon Jeselink, Spencer Balsamo, Randy Sims and Marshall Whiddon.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gage Jeselink and Phillip Hamilton.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com