Evan Michael Edwards

SPRINGFIELD - Evan Michael Edwards, 24, of Springfield died at 5:15 a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his home. He was born May 15, 1989, in Springfield, Ill., to James and Debra Upp Edwards. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Evan loved to play basketball and sports of all kinds. He also enjoyed video games. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield.

Surviving are his father, James Edwards of Springfield, and mother, Debra Edwards of Springfield; three brothers, Trevor (Lindzee) Edwards, Richard Edwards and Brian Smith, all of Springfield; good friend, Brad DeFrates of Jacksonville; and several aunts and uncles, one niece, two nephews, several cousins, and his canine companion, Moses.

Memorial Gathering: 5–7 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the .

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