Obituary for James Edwards
James Edwards, 84 of Okeechobee passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was born November 25, 1933 in Arab, AL to Lofton and Leona (Green) Edwards. He is survived by his wife, Ruthie Lee of 56 years, his daughter, Linda Gayle Edwards-Butts and son Keith Alan Edwards. He is also survived by Grandchildren, James Elmer Butts, Arcadia, FL and Melinda (Mendy) Corrine Butts and great grandchildren, Alexis Chloe Backer, Okeechobee, FL and Haley Butts, Arcadia, FL and a first cousin, “Big” James Edwards, Arcadia, FL. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and also great nieces and great nephews in Arcadia, Fl and Arab, AL.
Mr. Edwards enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, singing, gardening, farming and eating southern food with family and friends. Mr. Edwards was a proud member of the Coon Hunter’s Association
All arrangements are entrusted to Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory. 3833 SE 18th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL 34974 (863) 357-7283.
Online condolences may be left at www.okeechobeeseawinds.com