Obituary: Robert “Bob” Edwards



Robert “Bob” Edwards, 84, Westfield, died July 2. He was born in Cushing, Iowa to the late John S. and Mona Rodgers Edwards. He was a 1949 graduate of Tech High School in Indianapolis. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War.

He was a volunteer fireman for the Westfield Fire Department for a number of years. Also, he was a deputy for 12 years on the Westfield Police Department. Bob worked as a machine repairman at Diamond Chain Indy for 42 years before retiring in 1992.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Solomon; brothers, Roy, Charles and Douglas Edwards.

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Carol J. Millikan Edwards; son, Curt and his wife, Sandra Edwards; daughter, Beth Edwards Kelm; grandchildren, Mitchell Kelm and Jeremy Edwards; great-grandchildren; Harisen and Savanah Kelm; brother, Russell Edwards.

Bussell Family Funerals, Westfield-Carmel assisted the family in arrangements.



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