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Obituary: Jake Edwards, 64, Adair Co., KY
Mr. Edwards was member of a large, respected West Adair County family. He was widely known as one of the founding members of "The Kentucky Ridgerunners," and as a performer at the Center Jamboree and later, at the Sulphur Well Jamboree. He was a master logger and in later years was in the auto salvage business
Jake Edwards, 64, of the Weed-Keltner community, died Sunday, January 3, 2010, at 3:24pmCT, at his home after a short illness.
The funeral service will be Thursday, January 7, 2010, at 10amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Burial will in be the Edwards Cemetery, 1000 Keltner-Mell Ridge Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at the funeral home.
Jake Edwards, Adair Co., KY (1945-2010)
He was born February 1, 1945. He was a son of the late Carlie Beckom and Evelyn Matney Edwards. He died January 3, 2010, at the age of 64 years, 11 months, and 2 days.
He was a well known musician, and one of the original members of "The Kentucky Ridgerunners," playing rhythm guitar and singing country music at the Center Jamboree in the 1970s, and more recently, at the Sulphur Well Jamboree at Sulphur Well, KY.He was a master logger with his fellow musician buddies David Froggett, Sr., and David Jr. In recent years, he dealt in used car parts and auto salvage.He is survived by his wife, Patty Smith Edwards, Columbia, KY, and the following:
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