William Glenn "Willie"
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December 29, 1940-
March 23, 2013
Phenix City, AL- William Glenn "Willie" Edwards, 72, of Phenix City, AL passed away peacefully, Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Canterbury Heath Care Facility in Phenix City, AL.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 am EST Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Skip Speed officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm EST at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City.
Mr. Edwards was born December 29, 1940 in Columbus, GA to the late David Glenn Edwards and Minnie Gipson Edwards. He was retired as owner / operator of William Glenn Edwards Contracting, Inc. for 25 years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and the outdoors. Mr. Edwards was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Smiths Station.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Irene Phillips Edwards, daughter, Tammy Edwards Gibson and husband Keith; son, Bucky Edwards and wife June all of Phenix City, AL
Brothers, Cecil C. Edwards and wife Betty of Lilburn, GA and Joe W. Edwards and wife Hope of Phenix City, AL
(4) Grandchildren, Kevin Gibson, Tiffany Gibson, Tristan Edwards and Abby Edwards, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A special thanks to Anita with Vista Care Hospice and staff and to the nurses and staff of Canterbury Health Facility, Dementia Unit for the wonderful loving care shown Willie and their concern for our family. You are in our prayers.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Mar. 26, 2013