Donald W. Edwards


Donald W. Edwards, Sunrise March 20, 1934-Sunset Wednesday November 27, 2019 at St. Ann’s Hospital.

Donald served in in the United States Army where he was honorably discharged and was formerly employed by Wright Patterson Air force Base. Donald had a great love for old Western movies and Cowboy hats.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Laura Edwards, wife, Selena “Ethel Edwards, 5 brothers and 8 sisters; son, Johnny Holbert; grandson , Kendrick Wilkerson.

He leaves to cherish his memories 8 children, Don Edwards, Andre (Angela) Edwards, Catrina (James) Jones, Vivian Edwards, Linnie Edwards, Donna (Williams Williamson) Edwards-longtime caregivers; 41 grandchildren, including Santia (Brandon) Owens-Longtime caregivers, 141 great-grandchildren and 9 great great-grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, family members and friends.

Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Friday, December 6, 2019 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. Continue to rely on on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  2. Uncle Donald you will always be on our hearts ❤️The Edwards family name will live on forever ❤️ Thanks for always being so kind & loving RIH tell my brother (Woody) I’m keeping it down here on earth love you Brenda Kaye

  3. So sorry about your loss. It is always hard when you lose a love one but with God He will being you through be blessed and hold on to God’s unchanging hand.
    Love sister Patricia Weems

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