Edwin" Frank" Edwards, 91, of Mineral Wells, passed away June 29, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.
He was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Palestine, W.Va., a son of the late Orval Von Edwards and Lillie B. Lott Flesher Edwards Welch.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was retired from Corning Glass in 1985. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Frank is survived by his wife of 67 years, Alta Marie Price Edwards; three daughters, Linda Carpenter (David) of Washington, W.Va., Shirley Jackson (Jim Eddy) of Parkersburg and Carol Edwards (Dick Cline) of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Grove of Charleston, W.Va., and Bettie Price (Howard) of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; a brother, Henry Lee (Mary) of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; grandchildren, Matthew Jackson (Jody), Kathy Wince (Joe), Karla Mick (Guy), and Kevin Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Gannon Jackson, Ryan Jackson, Jared Wince, Aaron Wince, Anthony Wince, Noah Wince, William Thomas and Isaiah Mick; his 106-year-old uncle, Howard Lott; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Flesher, James Edwards, Lloyd Edwards and infant brother, Albert Edwards.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg, with the Rev. Dr. William Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Mineral Wells. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.lamberttatman.com