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Kenneth J. "Muzzey" Edwards


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Kenneth J. "Muzzey" Edwards Obituary
Kenneth J. "Muzzey" Edwards, 92, joined our Lord in heaven Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth. Visitation: with family and friends will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Mr. Edwards was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Duncan, Okla. Muzzey served our country in World War II, earning 13 Battle Stars in combat in North Africa and Europe. When he returned home, he followed his father's lead and began work in the oil fields of West Texas. Over his career as a drilling consultant, he worked in over 10 countries in South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, with his loving wife, Dorothy, at his side. He was preceded in death by his son, James Edwards; sister, Marie Mangrum; brother, Bobby Edwards; father, Jasper Edwards; and mother, Ada Edwards. Survivors: Muzzey is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Edwards; son, Kenneth J. Edwards Jr. and his wife, Natalie; daughter, Norma Gene Bartholomew and her husband, Bruce Gavin; sister, La Costa Ivey; grandchildren, Marie Edwards, Timothy Edwards, Kevin Edwards, Donald Sparks and Michael Sparks; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Published in Star-Telegram on May 1, 2014
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