Herbert "Buddy" Edwards
Jun 30, 2013
Herbert \"Buddy\" Edwards
June 30, 2013
Herbert \"Buddy\" Edwards, 71, of Decatur, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 30, 2013, at his home.
Born on Aug. 23, 1941, he was a son of the late Joe and Rose Edwards. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Joe Ann Abbott and Coranell House.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Barbara \"JoAnn\" Edwards of Decatur; one son, Travis Edwards and his special friend, Ashley Cook, and her son, Hayden, all of Decatur; two stepsons, Keith Armstrong and his wife, Sherry, and Douglas Armstrong, all of Decatur; three grandchildren and their spouses, Nathan Ricker, Tabitha and Brad Boreing of Arkansas, and Kala and Ethan Gossett of Decatur; one brother-in-law and his spouse, Jimmy and Debbie Goforth of Decatur; and one sister-in-law, Pat Thompson and Jack Johnson of Cleveland.
Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Short Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Keith Armstrong, Doug Armstrong, Kenny Cordell, Greg Cordell, Jeff Sharp and Scotty Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Kyle and Jimmy Goforth.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bowers Funeral Home.
Sign the guest book and offer your condolences at www.bowersfh.com
Bowers Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Decatur is in charge of arrangements.