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Raymond Lewis Edwards, 74, Greensburg, KY (1944-2019)

Lew will be remembered for his 54 year career in radio broadcasting. He was an avid University of Louisville Cardinal fan and Green County Dragon supporter.

Mr. Raymond Lewis "Lew" Edwards of Greensburg, Kentucky passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019. He was 74 years old.

The funeral services for Mr. Lew Edwards will be conducted at 1pmCT on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Bobby Walker and Rob Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Liletown Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 2pmCT until 8pmCT on Wednesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and after 7amCT on Thursday until the time of the funeral service.

Mr. Raymond Lewis "Lew" Edwards of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Mozella Pruitt Thompson, was born on Sunday, March 12, 1944 in Green County and departed this life on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Nortons Hospital Pavilion in Louisville. He was 74 years, 10 months, and 2 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ. Lew was a Radio Broadcaster and Account Executive currently for Forcht Broadcasting, and had been in the broadcasting business for 54 years. He was also an avid University of Louisville Cardinal Fan and Green County Dragon Supporter.

Survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Lou Howard Edwards of Greensburg, having united in marriage on June 6, 1964.

Other survivors include a son: Erik Christian Edwards of Greensburg and his fiance, Jill Byrne of Campbellsville; a daughter and son-in-law: Kasey Leigh and Blake Gordon of Greensburg; four grandchildren: Zane Edwards and his girlfriend, Ashley Haines of Greensburg, Bileigh Martel and her husband, Chris of Greensburg, Sami Jo Britt and her husband, Hunter of Auburn, and Jackson Edwards of Greensburg; six great-grandchildren: Emerson Martel, Jovi Rose Martel, Abram Edwards, Everly Edwards, Brayden Martel, and Jake Martel; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Edwards was also preceded in death by his step-father: Haskel Thompson; his grandparents: Raymond and Edna Pruitt; and his aunt and uncle: Ruby and Rollin Pruitt.

Pallbearers: Robbie Howard, David Spachman, Mike Wilson, Sid Bowling, Rob Collins, Lanny Tucker, Barb Smith, Billy Joe Gumm

Honorary Pallbearers: James Shively, Mel Shuffett, Carl Deaton, Larry Gumm, Jerry Cowherd, Daryl Rodgers, Matt Rafferty, Larry Smith, Joel Bennett, Trent Ford, Greg Laramore, Joy Wilson, Bill Sanders, Terry Dile, Darrell Goff, Darren Goff. Memorials are suggested to the Hosparus Health of Louisville or Hosparus of Green River, which can be made at the funeral home.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Raymond Lewis Edwards, 74, Greensburg, KY (1944-2019)

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