James Edwards Obituary

James R. (Bob) Edwards
James R. (Bob) Edwards

January 30, 1935 - September 22, 2017
Born in Sylvester, Texas
Resided in Peshtigo, Wisconsin


James R. (Bob) Edwards, 82, of Peshtigo, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017, at home with his family by his side. He was born on January 30, 1935, in Sylvester, Texas, to James Henry and Mary Ann Edwards.

James grew up in Sweetwater, Texas and after graduating from high school he enlisted in the Army Air Corps/United States Air Force, serving during the Cold War era. In the 1950's he was stationed at Schilling Air Force Base in Salina, Kansas, and moved to Wisconsin in 1987.

James later worked in construction. He enjoyed being a handy man, fixing things and being outdoors.

James is survived by his son, Steve of Peshtigo; granddaughters, Autumn, Sieanna, and Bobbie Jo; great-grandchildren, Gracie Lynn and Landon; as well as several nieces and nephews in Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Angela; a grandson, Timothy John; a niece, Barbera and a brother, Glen.
In accordance with Bob's wishes, services will be private.




Funeral Home
Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143