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David J. Edwards

July 7, 1958 ~ May 27, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old


     David J. Edwards, age 64, a resident of rural Ridgeville passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at his home following an extended illness. 

     David was born July 7, 1958, the son of Harry Lee and Mariam (Martin) Edwards.  David was employed by First Fleet Transportation in Bluffton for 15 years.  He also was self-employed as a welder/fabricator, car salesman, shoe salesman, landlord and janitorial serviceman.  He also had his own trash route for many years. 

      David was a member of Farmland Conservation Club.  He was President of the Shoot to retrieve club for several years.  He avidly enjoyed training hunting dogs and like to bird and rabbit hunt.  He was a Jehovah Witness. 

      Survivors include:

      His wife – Diana Edwards – rural Ridgeville, Indiana

      Children:  Chris Landess (wife Jamie) – Winchester, Indiana

                       Amber Elzey – Ridgeville, Indiana

                       Bryce Harvey (wife Chelsea) – Modoc, Indiana

     Sister-in-law:  Edith Edwards – Alanson, Michigan

     Grandchildren:  Kearston Elzey and Haygn Bowler – Ridgeville, Indiana

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Mariam Edwards and a brother Marion Lee Edwards. 

     David will be dearly missed by his family and friends. 

     Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2023 at Antioch Cemetery, southeast of Portland. 

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Graveside Service
June 23, 2023

10:00 AM
Antioch Cemetery
5001 S. Boundary Pike
Portland, IN 47371


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