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George William "Bill" Edwards, 68, Springport, Indiana, passed away at 12:05 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at his residence. Born June 7, 1949, in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Eirmal Edwards and Margarette (Daughty).
He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy. In 1980 he married Mary Frances (Dodd). She preceded him in death in 2014. He was an electrician for Continental Steel for 20 years, then was employed with Slater Steel in Fort Wayne until his retirement. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and hunting. He was also a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include three sons, Todd Ferren, Springport, James Edwards and Paul Edwards, both of Tipton; three daughters, Michelle Edwards-Hubbard, Wabash, Tanya (Bill) Krintz, Springport, Melissa Edwards, Tipton; two brothers, Chuck Edwards and Jim Edwards, both of Kokomo; one sister, Jackie Mae (George) Plank, Kokomo. There are also nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, John Edwards; and one sister, Susie Brumley.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Crown Point Cemetery, 1101 E. Sycamore St. Pastor Steve Arnett will officiate. Burial will follow. There will be no public visitation. You may read Bill's obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com, where you may sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.
Published on October 2, 2017
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