OBITUARY

Gilbert Earl Edwards

November 18, 1930June 9, 2014
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GILBERT EARL EDWARDS, 83, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Veterans Hospital in Louisville. The son of the late John W. and Grace Edwards, Gilbert was born November 18, 1930 in Louisville. He was a retired steel fabricator, U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, life member of VFW Post 3281 and member of American Legion Post 28. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, John and Delores. Gilbert will be loved and missed by all that knew him.

Survivors include the love of his life, Jo Ann Tillis; step-children; grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm Thursday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany. His Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Friday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial and military honors to follow in Potato Run Cemetery in Harrison County, Indiana.

Online condolences may be made at www.kraftfuneralservice.net

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, June 12, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 13, 2014
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Gilbert Earl Edwards

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Debby Adkins

June 11, 2014

Jo Ann, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vicki Burk

June 11, 2014

Dearest Uncle Gilbert you will always be in my heart and mind, ill never forget all you did for me while growing up and even after that. You were a very dear and special uncle and friend ill always appreciate everything you've done and now you've gone home and no longer suffering and with your mom dad brother and sisters so I now your happy at last. Please Uncle Gilbert always know I dearly loved you!!!

William (Willy) Rowley

June 11, 2014

You will be missed and will be remembered for ever.Will never forget all you have been and done for all the people you let enjoy your life.Rest in Peace/Will miss you Dad!!!

Laurie Dobmeyer

June 10, 2014

Uncle Gilbert,you will live on forever in our hearts but we miss you so very much.I am so thankful you do not have to suffer and hurt any longer but my heart is shattered now that you are not here,will miss you always and see you again in Heaven where i know you will be.I love you,You Niece,Laurie

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