EDDIE THOMAS “WHITEY” EDWARDS
Eddie Thomas “Whitey” Edwards, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, following a sudden illness.
The son of Edison and Marjorie (Dickey) Edwards, Eddie was born November 2, 1943 in Uhrichsville.
In 1961, Eddie graduated from Uhrichsville High School. He was employed at Reeves Steel as a galvanized line operator until his retirement in 1999. Eddie enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching college football and spending time with his family. He was a member of the 11th Street Church of God in Uhrichsville.
In addition to his parents, Eddie is preceded in death by his wife Agnes Ann (Malterer) Edwards, who passed away May 23, 2018; daughter-in-law Jan Edwards; 2 grandsons Thomas Edwards and Zachary Abbuhl and a brother Tim Edwards.
Eddie is survived by his children Alan (Rose) Edwards of Newcomerstown, Autumn (Bob) Dennis, Janie Abbuhl (fiancé Doug Kerns), Toby (Pam) Edwards and Robby (Tammy) Edwards, all of Uhrichsville; sister Linda Fox of Columbus; 21 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Judy Edwards; his companion Sue Gamba and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Eddie will be held at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with the Pastor Earl Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Uhrichsville.
Calling hours will be from 11 to 1 (two hours prior to services) on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the 11th Street Church of God in Uhrichsville.
Masks and social distancing will be observed.
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