Dewey "Chink" Edwards
08/08/19 - 10/27/13
Funeral services for Mr. Dewey "Chink" Edwards will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in the Rush Chapel, Oakdale with Reverends Nick Hodges and Tony Robinson officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Mr. Edwards, 94, of Oakdale, entered eternal rest on Sunday, October 27, 2013 in his residence surrounded by his loving family.
"Chink" was a retired member of Operator Local #406 and a World War II
Veteran of the United States Navy
. He was a deacon of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was known as a very compassionate, loving and Godly man.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Edwards; two brothers, Teat and Johnny Edwards; two sisters, Eldar Kennedy and Audrey Granger and five grandchildren, Dewey Howard Edwards, III, Speedia Willis, Jr., Debbie Kaye Greer, Warren Grantham and Sebrina Byrd.
Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include one son, Dewey Howard Edwards, Jr. and his wife, Lilly of Harker Heights, Texas; five daughters, Patsy Johnson, Gleta Chamberlain, Dorothy "Sissy" Ashworth, Janelle Doyle and her husband, Leo and Nelda Grantham, all of Oakdale; seventeen grandchildren; fifty-six great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.
Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale on Monday, October 28, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until time of services at 2:00 p.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Edwards family by visiting www.rushfh.com