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Walter G. Edwards

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Edwards, Walter G. "Little Buddy" 90 years old went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He was born to James and Roberta (Turnage) on September 9, 1923 in Rolling Fork, MS, the youngest of nine. He moved to Waukegan in the late '30s. Walter served in the United States Navy in World War II and often spoke of his eyewitness account of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Walter accepted Christ at an early age and was an active member at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Waukegan, IL under the leadership of Pastor Hank Johnson. Walter later joined Christian Love Baptist Church, Zion, IL where he served faithfully as Deacon and Trustee under the leadership of Pastor Norman Taylor. When US Steel closed Walter retired with 25 years of service, he went on to work for Waukegan Housing Authority and retired after 16 years of employment. Walter was an active member of the Rufus Mitchell Lodge for over 45 years. Walter leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Wanda Edwards; and son, Larry (Denise) Miller; four grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Celebration of His Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Greater Faith Church Baptist, 565 Powell Avenue, Waukegan, IL. Rev. H. Lee Jordan, Pastor. Rev. Richard Miller, Officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Memorial Park Cemetery, Zion, IL. Visitation will begin at the church at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by Bradshaw and Range, Funeral Home, 2513 W. Dugdale Road, Waukegan, IL. 847-662-3553. Please sign guestbook at www.bradshaw-range.com.
Published in the Lake County News Sun from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3, 2014
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