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Robert Ervin Edwards

Died: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Age: 74
Robert Ervin Edwards, Jr., 74, of Yale, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron Hospital, after a courageous battle against cancer.

He was born July 17, 1935 in Attica, the son of the late Robert and Meda (Northrop) Edwards.

His marriage of 51 years to Patricia Brown was September 27, 1958, in Imlay City. Patricia passed away Monday, May 24, 2010.

Bob served his country with the United States Marines in Okinawa, Japan from 1954-1957.

He was a 1953 Imlay City High School graduate and had played football and basketball. He was employed by the former General Telephone as a supervisor for over 30 years until his retirement in 1993. He was a member of the Yale V.F.W. Post #8594.

Bob enjoyed fishing in Canada, home construction and having coffee with friends in the morning at the Yale restaurants.

Surviving are three daughters and two sons-in-law, Kelley Morency of Yale, Kim (Don) Bricker of Pittsboro, IN and Koren (Jamie) Garrish of New Hope, N.C.; seven grandchildren; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Myrtle Gierman, Mary Kreiner, Shirly (Ronald) Muxlow, as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin in 1999, several brothers and sisters and son-in-law, Norman Morency in 2008.

His family honored the memory of Bob at a memorial service on Monday, June 21 at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale, Rev. Louie Cook officiated. Inurnment was in Elmwood Cemetery, Yale.

Memorials are suggested to “Wishes of the Family.”

For information and Guest Book kaatzfunerals.com
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