LeRoy “Friday” Kerr Edwards, 85, of Morning Sun, Iowadied Tuesday April1, 2014 at the Morning Sun Care Center in Morning Sun, Iowa.
He was born in Wapello, Iowa on May 9, 1928 to Paul and Ivy Edwards. He graduated from Morning Sun High School in 1948. He married Thelma Eubanks and they had two sons, Leslie and Michael. He later married Shirley Booten Ford on July 28, 1993.
Friday retired from the US Gypsum Plant in Mediapolis, Iowa. Friday was a lifelong resident of Louisa County. He was a member of the Burlington Eagles Club and Burlington Moose Lodge. He enjoyed golfing and being with friends and family.
Friday is survived by two sons Leslie (Janice) Edwards and Michael Edwards; four step-daughters Debra Williams, Tina (Mark) Wiegard, Rhonda (Kevin) Harris, Simone (Greg Smith)Ford and Stacey Ford; one sister Marge (George) Sodemann, and two brothers , Paul Edwards and Jes (Bernice) Edwards; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Cody Werther.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife.
Cremation has been accorded and there will be no visitation.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the Elmwood Cemetery in Morning Sun, IA., with Rev. Sue-Ellen Sherman officiating. A luncheon will be held immediately following the service at the United Methodist Church in Morning Sun, IA.
Memorials can be made to Hope Haven or the Elmwood Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.
Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Morning Sun is assisting the family with arrangements. On line condolences may be left at www.hageleandhonts.com.