Homer R. Edwards - 91

8/12/1927 - 9/7/2018

Rockford. Illinois

Homer R. Edwards, 91, died 7:10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 in Amberwood Care Center. Born Aug. 12, 1927 in Gratiot, WI, son of Norman and Wanda (Strub) Edwards. Married to the former Yola F. Gille on July 3, 1947. She predeceased him on April 17, 2008. Married Doris Webster May 22. 2015. Employed by Sundstrand, Chrysler, and Gunite for many years. Veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Air Force. Member of Riverside Assembly of God Church for 65 years. Homer enjoyed fishing, trap shooting, golf, and hunting. He had many hunting dogs through the years.

Survivors include his wife, Doris of Rockford; his children, Russell (Charlotte) Edwards of Rockford, Linda Susan (Larry) Ratze of Loves Park, Dale A. (Laurie) Edwards of Rockford, Howard R. (Linda) Edwards of Burlington, WI; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister Phyllis (Hugh) Glover of Cherry Valley, IL; brother, Roger (Elsie) Edwards of Machesney Park; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Riverside Assembly of God Church, 4242 W. Riverside, Rockford, with service beginning at 1 p.m.  Burial in Willwood Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church.

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