William Clyde "Slim" Edwards passed away at his home in Weatherford with his family by his side on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. Visitation: 1 p.m., one hour before service. Slim was born in Monkstown Feb. 7, 1925, and was 88 years old when he died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Mr. Edwards proudly served his country in World War II
in the Navy. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone. The family thanks IntegraCare Hospice, Mineral Wells, for their help. Slim was preceded in death by his daughter, Elaine. Survivors: Wife of 61 years, Bonnie Dewveall Edwards; children, Judy, Norman, Herbert and Nathan Edwards.