Richard Edwards

Col. Richard D."Dick" Edwards, USAF Ret'd., age 81, passed away on October 17, 2013 in San Antonio TX. Dick was born on October 25, 1931 in Pipestone MN to Neva and Roscoe Edwards. He graduated from Sandstone High School, Sandstone MN and attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth MN. He retired from the USAF after 33 years of dedicated and honorable service. Dick was last stationed at Randolph AFB as Director of Supply, HQ Air Training Command and had served as Director of Distribution, San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB. He had also served in Thailand, South Korea, Canada and at the Pentagon. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Valerie; son, Rick Edwards (Nancy); daughters, Julie Rae Slentz (Steve) and Jo Marie Mapes (Gary); 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at a later date. You may sign the on-line guest book at www.missionparks.com under the obituary section.

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Published in Express-News on Oct. 20, 2013