Ronald (Runt) Colen Edwards, age 77, of Pulaski County, died Tuesday Nov. 9, 2010 in Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center.
He was born June 23, 1933 in Draper and was the son of the late Alma Quesenberry Edwards and George Arthur Edwards Sr. He was a retired carpenter, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, George A. Edwards, Emmett G. Edwards and Arnold O. Edwards; and a sister, Lois Clark.
He is survived by four daughters, Florinda Garcia, Ramona Evans of Grandfield, Okla., Dianiah Martinez of Los Lunes, N.M. and Lisa Reynolds of Pulaski; a son, Jeffery C. Edwards of Grandfield, Okla.; a sister, Rosalee Hubbard and her husband, Gentry, of Pulaski; eight grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a close friend, Peggy Jones.
Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. in Moore Cemetery in Delton with the Rev. Johnny Howlett officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Thomas M. Seagle & Sons, Pulaski.