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Robert "Bobby" E Edwards Sr, 73, of Avon, formerly of Beech Grove, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 surrounded by his family after a long battle with COPD.
Bobby was born in Beech Grove, IN on December 27, 1944 to William and Rosa (Burge) Edwards. He worked for Mouron & Company for many years as a welder before retiring. Bobby loved the West and cowboys. He read Western novels, was a big fan of Louis L'Amour, Tom Clancy, and of course, the Duke - John Wayne. He sometimes would practice quickdraw with himself in the mirror. He enjoyed poker and his scratcher tickets and his grandchildren would often bring him scratchers. He loved music and his tastes ran from everything from Queen to the Temptations to Bob Seger and Buddy Holly.
Above everything else, Bobby loved his family. His wife of 45 years, LaDonna was the light of his life. He adored his family and torturing his kids. He doted on his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren, he loved the babies.
Bobby is survived by his wife, LaDonna (Barks) Edwards; his children Linda, Tabitha, Vanessa (Cindy), Robert Jr, Eric (Donna), and Nikki (Bill); his 10 grandchildren; his 5 great-grandchildren; and his brother Roy Edwards.
Bobby is preceded in passing by his parents William and Rosa Edwards; and 15 brothers and sisters.
Funeral Services for Bobby will be 12 PM Noon, Monday, December 3, 2018 at Fountain Square Cremation & Funeral Services, 1420 Prospect St, Indianapolis, IN 46203. Visitation will be 2-6 PM Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow Monday services at Floral Park Cemetery.