THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
James R. (Bob) Edwards
Issue Date: September 27, 2017
James R. (Bob) Edwards, 82, of Peshtigo, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at home, with family by his side.
Born Jan. 30, 1935 in Sylvester, Tx., to James Henry and Mary Ann Edwards, he grew up in Sweetwater, Tx. and after graduation enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps/United States Air Force and served during the Cold War era. In the 1950's, he was stationed at Schilling Air Force Base in Salina, Ks. and moved to Wisconsin in 1987.
He worked in construction and enjoyed being a handy man and being outdoors.
He is survived by a son, Steve of Peshtigo; three granddaughters; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews in Texas.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Angela; a grandson, Timothy John; a niece, Barbera and a brother, Glen.
Per his wishes, services will be private. Hansen Onion Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family with arrangements.