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1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
ODBERT E. EDWARDS, 87, of Hamlin, born April 3, 1927, went to be with the Lord, Sunday Aug. 24, 2014. He was the son of the late Everett Edwards and Madge Watson Edwards Siegerts and grandson of the late Hiram and Almyra Edwards. He was also preceded in death by his wife; Freda Cummings Edwards and sister; Betty Henderson. He retired from Local 667 Boiler Makers of Winfield, W.Va. and was a Lincoln EMS driver for thirteen years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, a commander in the VFW, a member of the American Legion post #111, Hamlin, W.Va. and Bethel Baptist Church. He was a very avid gospel singer. He is survived by one son; Larry (Candy) Edwards of West Hamlin, three daughters; Linda Edwards of Hamlin, Donna Edwards of Hamlin and Cindy (Richard) Edwards of Hamlin, one brother; William Edwards of Baltimore, Md., one sister; Shirley of Fla., nine grandchildren; Randy (Sheila) Hall, Joey (Lisa) Edwards, Bridget (Chris) Blake, Michael Johnson, Eric Johnson, Jeremy Rusk, Jacob Edwards, Aaron Torres and Katelyn Edwards, one step grandson; Jeremy Edwards, eleven great-grandchildren; Ryan Hall, Chelsea Hall, Garrett Blake, Colton Blake, Hunter Johnson, Angel Johnson, Ashley Johnson, Nathan McChristian, Nick Edwards, Scotty Edwards and Ava Edwards. Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday Aug. 28, at Koontz Funeral Home, with Rev. Todd Pauley and Rev. Milo Cummings officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memory Garden. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 27, at Koontz Funeral Home.
Published in The Herald-Dispatch on Aug. 27, 2014
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