Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Ronald Eugene Edwards, 71, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

He was born October 9, 1942, in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he grew up and graduated from high school. He attended several different vo-tech colleges, where he received degrees.

While living in California he was a high-rise window cleaner. Thirty years ago, he moved from California to Shell Knob to make his home.

On Sept. 15, 2004, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Alice Etheridge, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Billy Holman, of Long Beach, Calif.; 11 granddaughters; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Bobby Edwards; a daughter, Katie Franklin; one brother, Dusty Kimbrough; and a grandson.

Services will be held at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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