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SFC (Ret) Michael Dale Edwards

October 7, 1948 ~ March 18, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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SFC (Ret) Michael Edwards Obituary

SFC (Ret.) Michael Dale Edwards, age 75, of Brandenburg, KY, passed peacefully in his wife’s arms, on Monday, March 18, 2024, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown, KY.  SFC Edwards was born on Thursday, October 7, 1948, the son of Frank and Peggy (Lawrence) Edwards.

Mike was a decorated veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Vietnam war and earning many awards including the Bronze Star with valor; and three Purple Hearts.    Mike was also a Kentucky Colonel.  He loved his family and considered any time spent with them as his “Happy place”.  Mike was an avid sports fan cheering for UK, WKU football, and the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Stephen Edwards.  He is survived by his loving wife, Annette Edwards; three children, Denice Jackson and her husband, Bret, Mike Edwards, Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, and Chris Edwards; 10 grandchildren, Jordan, Julie, and Tyler (Mary Keaton), Marshall, and Ben Jackson, and Angelina, Kaylee, Brandon, Jamie, and Charlotte Edwards; three great grandchildren, James, Norah, and Thomas Jackson; his sister, Jackie (Bud) Bethel.

In honoring Mike’s wishes, the family has chosen cremation with no public services to be held.  Hager Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Meade County Angel Ministry, P.O. Box 643, Brandenburg, KY  40108; or online at mcangelministry.wixsite.com/mysite.

 

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