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WILLARD LEE EDWARDS


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
WILLARD LEE EDWARDS Obituary
WILLARD LEE EDWARDS, 90, of Huntington, passed away August 9, 2014. He was born January 19, 1924, in Red Jacket, W.Va., a son of the late Charles E. Edwards and Arbutus Cyrus Edwards. He was a US Army Veteran serving in World War II, an Auxiliary Policeman, a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., and the Purple Heart Society. He attended Sunshine Baptist Church and was a member of Ceredo Christian Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Edwards; granddaughters, Grace Brooks, Tessa Edwards and Kimberly Brooks; son-in-law, Clifton Brooks; and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by one daughter, Judy Brooks of Barboursville; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Valanie Edwards of Prichard, W.Va.; two sisters, Eleanor Caperton and Betty Pratt both of Ohio; one brother, Charles "Bernie" Edwards of Ky.; five grandchildren, Greg and Lori Brooks of Ohio, Tracy Brooks of Va., Timothy Brooks of Barboursville, Kelli and Bryan Webb of Prichard, W.Va., and Jeffrey Edwards of Prichard, W.Va.; three great grandchildren, Katie Webb, Samuel Webb and Austin Brooks, and many other family members. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Rick Glass. Burial will be in Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Huntington. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/wallace.
Published in The Herald-Dispatch on Aug. 11, 2014
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