Michael "Big Mike" Edwards
Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Michael "Big Mike" Edwards, 63, passed away August 14, 2013.
A memorial concert will be held to honor Big Mike's life on August 24, 2013 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Simon Estes Amphitheater in downtown Des Moines. Performers should RSVP to 515 309-6550.
Mike is survived by his life partner, Janet Michael; his daughter, Shearise Auston; his siblings, Carl (Debbie) Davis, Terry (Nirobi) Davis, Connie Russell and Stanley Thompson; aunts, Lois (Leslie) Buchanan, Nora Fowler and Tressa Edwards, extended family and many, many friends.
Performers and friends are welcome to make donations to Henderson's Funeral Home in Mike's name.