He was born Thursday, October 17, 1929 in Marshall Co. He was the son of the late Clifton Edwards and the late Mary (Henson) Edwards. He was the husband of the late Darla Downing Edwards.
He is survived by his son, Barry Edwards of Benton, daughters, Jennifer Edwards of Saline, Michigan and Diana Britt of Garland, Texas, brother, Gary Edwards of Benton, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Denisa Schmid, sister, Mary Evelyn Ford and two grandchildren, Jamie Martucci and Cameron Edwards.
Funeral services were held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Curtis Rice officiated. Interment followed in Edwards Cemetery in Benton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Edwards Cemetery Fund c/o Dennis Smith, P.O. Box 23, Benton, KY 42025.