CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Norman Ray Edwards, 73, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas. He retired in 2013 after a 35-year career with the natural …
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Norman Ray Edwards, 73, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas. He retired in 2013 after a 35-year career with the natural gas industry.
A funeral service is 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Willis Moore officiating. Burial, accompanied by full military honors, follows at Robstown Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family present is from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the funeral home located at 12497 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Mr. Edwards was born July 26, 1946, at Paris, the son of the late David "Lum" and Jennie Edwards.
He is survived by his daughter, Marjetta Stobbs of Corpus Christi, Texas; two brothers, William Edwards and Lawrence Edwards both of Paris; one sister, Beverly Ross of Dewey, Ariz; four granddaughters; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; and three great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nichole Pennington; his brother, John "Lum" Edwards; and his sister, Martha Turpen, all of Paris.
Mr. Edwards was a proud member and lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1966 until 1968. He participated with the South Texas Trail Riders and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3837.
The obituary is also available on the funeral home’s website www.sawyergeorgefuneralhome.com.