EDWARDS, ROBERT "BOB" L., JR. - age 71, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps last serving as corporal during Vietnam. Preceded in death by parents, Robert L. and Ruby Edwards; son, Paul Edwards; daughter, Tina Edwards; grandchildren, Kelsey Walker and Austyne Tarwater. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Daisy Edwards; step son, Chuck (Kim) Walker; daughters, Lori, Tina, and Janis Edwards; granddaughters, Kolbi and Brenna Walker, and Makayla Parton; several nieces, nephews, and special friends. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 29, 2014, at Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service with military honors at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Please sign the online register for Bob at www.highlandmemorialknoxville.com.
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2014