Gary Edwards

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Gary Edwards

Gary Edwards Gary Lynn Edwards, age 77, of Clermont, Florida, and formerly of Corbin, Kentucky, passed from this life on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at the Florida Hospital Select in Orange County, Florida.
He was born on February 9, 1941, in Corbin the son of the late Micah Edwards and Margaret Louise Dooley Edwards.
Gary served his country in the United States Army Reserves and in Vietnam. He attended Real Life Christian Church in Clermont, Florida, and he will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. We know that our loss is truly Heaven's eternal gain.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Louise Edwards.
He is survived by his son, Derek Alexander Edwards of Ocala, Florida; his daughter, Katelyn Edwards of Gainesville, Florida; his sister, Barbara Edwards Whitaker (and husband Marvin) of Clermont, Florida; his first wife, Sherry Edwards of Louisville; his second wife and the mother of his children, Lyn Branson Edwards of Ocala, Florida; nephews, Lee Scott Whitaker and Christopher Allen Whitaker; niece, Jill Susan Whitaker Mulvihill; cousins, Roy Taylor, Jennifer Sears Sharp, Delisa Sears Mahanes, Glen Ray Baker, M.D., Deanne Charles, Murline Wesley Penn, Brenda Jo Smith, David Clarence Ballard, Billy Keith Davis, Clara Wyler Boyle, Janet Wyler Kendrick, Josiah Collier Hoskins and Patience Susan Hoskins.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, at the Locust Grove Cemetery in Keavy, Kentucky, with Pastor Bobby Joe Eaton officiating.
Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 Honor Guard.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Gary Lynn Edwards.
Published on January 3, 2019
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7 posts

Retamarie Fortin
Mar 05, 2019
I knew Gary back in the day,and would see his shows on every occasion in Buffalo New York he was a great friend .I'm sorry for your loss..Rest in peace my old friend
Debra Alexander Guidry kimbrell
Feb 24, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to gary’s Family. I was one of Gary’s favorite fans when he and his band Gary Edwards and sage used to play at the breakers night club in Panama City Florida back in the 70’s... he was a jewel of a person with the most beautiful voice!!! I know he is up in heaven doing his thing... may he rest in peace
Rob V
Feb 13, 2019
Gary was one of my managers for years. He would always sing for the holidays in he morning meetings, in particular, God Bless The USA.. even in his late 60s and 70s he had one hell of a voice. We would always talk musical experiences for years. RIP, sir.
Gary and lynn
Feb 10, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. We used to go to Gary Edwards and Sage shows at the Tangier restaurant in Akron Ohio we enjoyed his music very much. Our condolences to the family. May he Rest In Peace.
Adel Tennyson
Jan 07, 2019
Katelyn, Derek and Lyn, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you. Please let me know what I can do for you. Katelyn and Lyn, miss you everytime I go to the barn.
Kevin D. Newton
Jan 04, 2019
My best friend Alan Storms ran the lighting for his shows and his dear friend Wes Scott played bass guitar in his band. Great entertainer and a good man. Peace to you Gary.
Larry Taylor
Jan 03, 2019
I didn't know Gary personally but I heard him sing many times in Louisville Ky and he was one of the best vocalist I ever heard around the Louisville area. May he
Rest in Peace.