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James William Edwards, 79, Edmonton, KY (1939-2019)

James William Edwards of Edmonton passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was 79 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East St., Edmonton, KY, with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Monday and after 9amCT on Tuesday at the funeral home.

James William Edwards of Edmonton passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

He was born on September 22, 1939, the son of the late Maurice and Lula Devore Edwards.

James was a US Army veteran and a member of the Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife Loretta Howell Edwards and two daughters, Vanessa (Mark) Widen of Edmonton, and Nancy (Daniel) Edwards-Fournier of Chicago, Illinois; a brother, Dennis Edwards of Edmonton and a sister Phyllis Bray of Clinton, Tennessee; and six grandchildren: Olivia, Alana, Felicia and Weston Widen. Kamerin and Karson Fournier.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Perkins and Dorlis White.

Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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James William Edwards, 79, Edmonton, KY (1939-2019)

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