Mr. Robert Granvil Edwards PDF Print
Friday, 25 October 2013 13:35

Mr. Robert Granvil Edwards of Sulphur Well, Kentucky, son of the late Carlie and Elvyen Matney Edwards was born June 4, 1926 in Adair County and departed this life on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columia, Kentucky at the age of 87.   He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.    He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired farmer.   He was united in marriage to his wife of 67 years, Lorene Beard Edwards on August 16, 1946 who survives.

He is also survived by three sons and one daughter, Timmie (wife Bonnie) Edwards, Carl (wife Lee Ann) Edwards, Terry (wife Jennifer) Edwards and Patricia (husband Barry) Froedge all of Edmonton.   Two brothers and one sister, Jim Edwards of Edmonton, Robert Earl Edwards of Louisville and Evon Stolzes of California.   Six grandchildren;  Timothy, Amanda, Tabatha, Brittany, Candie and Courtney.  Ten great grandchildren;  Trevor, Kassidy, Mason, Melanie, Miranda, Chase, Easton, Hannah, Austin and Lydia.   Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters;  Weldon, Arlis, Jake and Larry Edwards.  Dorothy Curry, Gracie Bishop and Sybil Bush.  One granddaughter Laura White.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the  Edwards Home Place Cemetery.   Visitation will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM  Saturday and after 9:00 AM Sunday at the funeral home.


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