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Robert Gordon Edwards Sr.

August 14, 1935 — November 10, 2020

Robert Gordon Edwards, Sr.

REEDSVILLE - Robert Gordon Edwards Sr., 85, of Reedsville passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Arbors of Marietta.
Born August 14, 1935 in Nitro, WV, he was the son of the late Robert Roscoe and Lena Marie Janey Edwards. Robert worked construction for 38 years as a union plumber/pipe fitter in many different states. He loved camping, fishing, traveling and growing beautiful roses.
Robert is survived by his former wife Shirley Edwards; his children, Robert Edwards Jr., Elizabeth (Tim) Knobloch, Teresa Evans, and Patricia Letson (Frank Montgomery); eight grandchildren, Justin, Matthew, Rebecca, Stephanie, Juli, Jennifer, Katie, and Michael; twelve and a half great grandchildren; one brother Bill Edwards; three sisters, Pauline Lambert, Carolyn Milcoff and Karen Moore and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Shelva Jean Kennedy; half-brothers Chester Edwards and James Edwards and a half-sister Alberta Parker.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday November 14, 2020 at Salem Center Cemetery in Langsville, Ohio located in Meigs County. It is required that masks be worn by those attending the graveside service.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to Dr. Leopold, NP Amy, the nursing staff and the staff of all the other departments at Arbor at Marietta for their heartfelt care of our dad. Also thank you to the staff of White-Schwarzel Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville. Friends are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at .
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Gordon Edwards Sr., please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Salem Center Cemetery

, Langsville, OH 45741

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