Eugene Wayne Edwards, 81, of Edmonton, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, at his home.
He was the son of the late Eugene and Melvinie Jeffries Edwards.
Wayne was retired from the Edmonton Toll Plaza and member of Grace Union Baptist Church. Wayne served in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1962.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mae Firkins Edwards; one son, Michael Wayne Edwards and wife, Alicia; two daughters, Brenda Hammer and Julie and husband, Don Holmes, all of Edmonton; five grandchildren: Jason Hammer, Joshua Hammer, Keifer Holmes, Dillian Lee and Britney Edwards; and two great-grandchildren, Elodie and Wesley Hammer.
Besides his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by three sisters, Lula Mae Cotrell, Lavenia Joy and Alberta Hubbard.
Published on July 31, 2017