CAPE GIRARDEAU -- James Harold "Buddy" Edwards, 83, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 13, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 28, 1924, son of the late Payton and Ella Standridge Edwards, he worked for California Spring Company in West Covina, Calif., for 30 years. He moved to Sikeston in 1990 and then moved to Cape Girardeau where he attended the LaCroix United Methodist Church.
On Oct. 24, 1950, at Piggott, Ark., he married Frances Lorene Ruff who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Edith Edwards of Herndon, Va.; four brothers, Pete Edwards of Scott City, Ray Edwards of Tulsa, Okla., Wayne Edwards of Los Angeles and J.D. Edwards of Sikeston; and three grandchildren, Patricia Edwards of Cape Girardeau, Susanna Edwards of Lakewood, Colo., and Renee Reopell of Herndon; and one great-granddaughter, Chloe Ozment of Cape Girardeau.
He was preceded in death by three brothers.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time for services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The Rev. Rob Mehner, associate pastor of LaCroix United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.