Bobby Edwards

Bobby H. Edwards, 73, of Mansfield, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 following a brief illness.

Bobby was born on April 15, 1941, in Haysi, VA, to Arthur E. and Margie A. (Hay) Edwards. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War.  He retired from General Motors. Bobby was an avid hunter, fisherman and connoisseur gardener and provider.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Noble) Edwards; four children, Mark Edwards, Margie (Mike) Payne, Bobby (Tessa) Edwards, and Melinda (Larry) Butts; six grandchildren, Brian Edwards, Amanda Weaver, Dustin and Timothy Butts, and Jacob and Jordon Edwards; six great-grandchildren, Karma, Cameron, Mackenzie, Taylor, Lincoln and Jocyalynn; and two brothers, Allen Edwards and Mack Edwards; and one sister, Rita (Ray) Powers.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents; eight brothers, Jerry, Jack, Trenton, Alonzo, Lester, Curtis, Junior, and Elmer; and four sisters, Jean, Alline, Elva, and Dorothy.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East (St. Rt. 430E), Mansfield.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.wernergompf.com.

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