Paul Edwards, Jr.

Jun 2nd, 1958 - Jul 29th, 2020

Paul Edwards, Jr., 62, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at his home.

Paul was born on June 2, 1958 in West Frankfort to Paul and Sherry (Nolen) Edwards, Sr. He married Sylvia Chavez and she survives.

Paul worked as an electrician with IBEW.  He loved to play poker, watch the Pittsburg Steelers and spend time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include:

Wife-Sylvia Edwards

Grandchildren-Jessica and Jay Duncan, Billy Cheek and Nicholas Edwards

Great grandson-Rowan Duncan

Sister-Jane and David Watson

Aunts-Norma and Deon Bennett and Jerry Marks

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Paul’s wishes were to be cremated.  No services will be held.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Doug Stover

    From: NORMAL, Illinois

    Date: July 30, 2020

    I went to school with Paul we even rode the same bus for while with his little brother Jeff, we played sports together and hung out on weekends, you are and always were my friend RIP brother

  • Guest: Marsha Deming

    From: Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: August 1, 2020

    Prayers for the family. Paul will be missed. You are all in my thoughts as you say goodbye to this wonderful man. 🙏