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Oscar Edwards Sr.


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Oscar Edwards Sr. Obituary
Oscar Lee Edwards Sr.

Battle Creek

Oscar Lee Edwards Sr., 78, of Battle Creek, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on May 8, 1938, in Grandview Mountain, Tennessee, the son of Harvey Edwards and Vesta (Morris) Edwards.

Oscar was an evangelist and ministered at many local churches. He was previously employed at United Steel & Wire.

Lee is survived by his Wife of 21 years - Lois Ann (Park) Edwards of Battle Creek, Michigan; Four Sons, Timothy (Janet) Edwards of Battle Creek, MI, Larry "Dennis" (Anna) Edwards of Newton Township, MI, James "Bill" (Kris) Edwards of Battle Creek, MI, Oscar Edwards, Jr. of Battle Creek, MI; Four Daughters, Janet (Floyd) Martin of Allegan, MI, Vesta (Christopher) Cary of Battle Creek, MI, Penny Edwards of Battle Creek, MI, Izetta Edwards of Battle Creek, MI; 31 Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great-Great Grandchild; Two Former Spouses, Lizzie Edwards of Ocala, FL, Ellen Gallegos of Battle Creek, MI. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 12 Brothers and Sisters, one Son and a Grandchild.

Oscar was a jack of all trades; he enjoyed cutting wood, gardening, and spending time with his family.

Visitation will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, on Sunday August 21, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

A funeral service will be held at the Family Altar Chapel, on Monday, August 22, 2016, 11:00 am with Pastor Travis Davis officiating.

Interment will take place in Athens Burr Oak Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to: Haven of Rest or God's Kitchen. 

Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service.   269-788-9800     www.baxterfuneral.com
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Aug. 19, 2016
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