Raymond Edwards

Obituary of Raymond Edwards

Raymond (Ray) Andrew Edwards, age 67, of Buckhannon, WV died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. He was born December 25, 1950 in Buckhannon, a son of the late Clayton and Marie Pullin Edwards. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Tommy and David Edwards and two brothers-in-law, Joseph Burr and David Eidman. He is survived by four sons, Thomas, Wesley and Tyler Edwards all of Buckhannon and Mark Edwards of Myrtle Beach, SC and one daughter, Shannon Edwards of Buckhannon; seventeen grandchildren and one great-grandchild; four sisters, Eleanor Burr and Christine Payne both of Buckhannon, Shirley Schudel of Crystal Springs, WV and Judy Eidman of Delaware; five nephews, four nieces and numerous cousins.  Raymond was an entrepreneur by trade and was very talented in woodworking and art. He loved designing and building things with his own hands. He cared deeply for his family and friends. He will be missed by those who loved him. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. In honoring Mr. Edwards wishes he will be cremated. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 PM on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the home of his nephew, Dave Burr, 225 Aphem Drive, Buckhannon, WV 26201. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.