Robbie H. Edwards
Feb. 10, 1925 - May 30, 2013
FERRIS - Robbie H. Edwards Jr., 88 of Ferris, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 peacefully, at his residence surrounded by his family.
RH Was born on Feb. 10, 1925 to the late Robbie H. Edwards Sr. and Pauline Finley Edwards.
RH Graduated from Ferris High School in 1942. He served in the Navy in WWII. He was an 80 year member of Ferris United Methodist Church. April 4, 1947, he married Peggy Moore Edwards who preceded him in death in 1995.
He owned Ferris City Cleaners, he worked for Jorgensen Steel, Texas Instruments, Ferris Post Office and Gamma Opt. RH was on the Ferris School Board, Chamber of Commerce, Toastmasters of Dallas, Ferris City Council, Ferris Masonic Lodge, Hella Shrine Temple, International Shrine Clown Association, Ferris Cemetery Board and Ferris Lions Club. He will be dearly missed by all that knew and love him.
RH is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Connie and Dean Bratcher; sister Bettye Arnold; grandchildren Jason and Ashley Watson, Brent and Michelle Bratcher and Marcus Watson; great-grandchildren, Devin, Brook, Andrew, Nathan and Angel Jase; nephews John and Jim Arnold; four great-nephews; one great-niece; two great-great nephews; one great-great niece and a host of family and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at First United Methodist Church, 101 Redbud in Ferris, Texas. Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013 in First United Methodist Church with Reverend Cathy Mordecai and Reverend Gene Ratcliff officiating. Pallbearers are members of Ferris Masonic Lodge. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Green Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Ferris FUMC general fund.