Class of 1957

1957 Maroon SpotlightBill Edwards
Bill Edwards

F.F.A. 56-57.

William Martin “Bill” Edwards

March 11, 1939 – November 16, 2000

Bill Edwards, 61, a lifelong resident of Perry, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at Perry Memorial Hospital.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Rev. Kevin Devlin will officiate. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in the Brown-Sisson Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Brown-Sisson Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

Edwards was born March 11, 1939, in Perry, the son of Glen A. and Mary Esther (Denery) Edwards. He and the former Joann Pricer were married Sept. 29, 1956, in Perry. He had been self-employed in a heating and air-conditioning service and worked for the past five years at The Charles Machine Works. Inc. Subsite location.

He was a member of the Catholic church.

Survivors include his wife, Joann, of the home; three sons: Terry Edwards, Edmond, and Randy Edwards and Scott Edwards, both of Perry; one daughter, Cindy Rice, Perry; grandsons: Jeremy Edwards, Fort Benning, GA, Jason Rice, Chris Edwards and Michael Edwards, all of Perry, and Glen Edwards and Rusty Edwards, both of Kingfisher; granddaughters: Brandice Edwards, Tulsa, and Amanda Rice, Paige Taulman and Shauni Edwards, all of Perry; two sisters: Mary Ann Dorl, Perry, and Glenda Bronson, Guthrie; and one brother, Bob Edwards, Ponca City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Bobby Wayne; and one brother, Kenneth Wayne.