Ben J. Edwards
SPRINGFIELD - Ben J. Edwards, 73, of Springfield, died at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center.
Ben was born May 13, 1939 in Knoxville, TN, the son of Jerry and Reba Byrge Edwards.
Ben was a 1957 graduate of Rockwood High School and a member of the Springfield Community since 1970. He was also a lifelong member of AmVets. Ben enjoyed cooking, gardening and fishing. He was particularly very proud of his BBQ sauce, which earned him 1st place at the State Fair in 2007.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his aunt, Inez Byrge Martin of Kingston, TN.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.
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