Ray Edwardsof Sherwood, AR, 1934 - 2014
Ray Edwards, 80, of Sherwood died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. He was born in Opal, Ark. on Jan. 28, 1934 to the late Raymond and Esther Neal Edwards. Ray was a Navy veteran, served during Korea and a member of First Baptist Church of Sylvan Hills. He worked as a Veteran Counselor for the Veterans Administration until his retirement, was a loving family man who enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years.
Ray is survived by his wife of 53 years, Melba Freeman Edwards; his daughter, Mary Smith, of Sherwood; by three grandchildren, Gage Sowell, Brooke Smith and Dillon Edwards; by his sister, Pat Smith of Nash, Texas; his brother-in-law, James Edward Freeman, of Pine Bluff and nieces, nephews and other extended family that will miss him. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Elvis Edwards.
Funeral services are Tuesday, 11 a.m., Oct. 21 at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home, with visitation being prior to service from 10 to 11, burial in Rest Hills Memorial Park. Visit www.smithfamilycares.com for online guest register.
Published October 20, 2014
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North Little Rock Funeral Home
1921 Main St, North Little Rock, AR