Howard C. Edwards, 78, of Millersburg, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia. Howard was born July 11, 1934 in Delbarton, West Virginia, to Carl and Goldie (Powers) Edwards.
He served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Lebanon Crisis. Howard married Evelyn Hatfield on November 27, 1959. He worked for General Motors as a supervisor for 39 years. He was a member of the Millersburg Christian Church. He was a past master of the Medina Masonic Lodge. Howard was a skillful mechanic, loved the outdoors, enjoyed bluegrass music, and the Amish Community.
Howard will be deeply missed by his wife; children, Lisa Edwards of Olmsted Falls, Holly (David) Kitko of Homerville; sisters, Carol (Phillip) Grimmette, Joyce (David) Kirk of Michigan.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Edwards; and sisters, Marie Hess, Irene Edwards.
Friends may call Monday, March 11, 2013 from 10 A.M. to 12 Noon at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster. Funeral services will be Monday, March 11, 2013 at 12 Noon in the funeral home, with Pastor Jerry Craycraft officiating. Burial will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, where military rites will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, or to Millersburg Christian Church, 125 N. Clay St., Millersburg, OH 44654.
Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com
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