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Charles W. “Charlie” Edwards

Charles W. “Charlie” Edwards, 94, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021.

He was born in Tell City, June 15, 1927, son of Russell and Geneiva (Mueller) Edwards.

Charlie was US Army veteran serving in Korea. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lampkin on September 4, 1948.

He was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and had been an ordained deacon and song leader at Deer Creek Baptist Church.

Charlie was the owner of Edwards Sawmill and Logging for 35 years. He later worked with Ohio Valley Company, where he retired in 1990 after five years. Charlie enjoyed playing cards, coon hunting, fishing and being with his grandkids.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 73 years, Wanda Edwards, Tell City; son, Jeff Edwards (Carolyn), Tell City; two grandchildren, Ashley Hall (David), Tell City and Nick Edwards (Amy Kleeman), Tell City and two great grandchildren, Kylee and Madison Hall.

He was preceded in death by his parents: a daughter, Lisa Edwards; grandson, Charles Jeffrey “C.J.” Edwards and three brothers, Maurice, Doyle and Gene Edwards.

Funeral services will at 10:00 AM CST on Saturday, December 4, 2021     at Hawesville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Tell City, where there will be military graveside rites. Dr. Bill Bailey and Bro. David Hall will officiate.

Visitation will be Friday from 3:00-7:00 PM at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel and Saturday from 9:00-10:00 AM at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hawesville Baptist Church.

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