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Lester Edwards

April 26, 1937 December 20, 2013
Lester Edwards
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Services honoring the life of Lester� L. J.� Edwards will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 22, 2013, at the Church House on Hwy. 28 East in Hicks, LA with Rev. Lorraine Smith and Dr. Jeremy Blocker officiating. Burial will follow in the Welcome Cemetery in Simpson under the care of Jeane's Funeral Service of Leesville. Visitation will begin on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. At the Church House and then from 9:00 A.M. until service time on Sunday. Mr. Edwards, 76, was born on April 26, 1937, in Rapides Parish, LA to Oscar and Millie White Edwards. He was a retired pipefitter and member of the Steamfitter and Pipeline workers Union Local # 247 Alexandria. Being an avid outdoorsman, he loved to raise and tend to his horses and cows and enjoyed doing a little horse trading, buying, and selling.. A loving husband, daddy, and grandfather, he loved to listen to gospel music. Preceding him in death was his son; Donnie Edwards, parents: Oscar and Millie White Edwards, sisters: Betty Broadway, Ina Whatley, and brothers: Harold , Wilbur; and Ray O Edwards. Survivors are his loving wife of 56 years: Billie Edwards of Simpson One daughter : Tammy Temple and husband Lydell of Simpson Three sons: Sammy Edwards and wife Karen of Simpson John Edwards and wife Khristine of Alexandria Larry George and wife Marie of Simpson Brother: L.M. Edwards and wife Sammie of Simpson Ten grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren 11 Pallbearers will be: Brannon, Brent, Jordan and Blake Edwards, Dusty Hickman, and Casey George.
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