Gerry Ray "Doc" Edwards

Friday, December 7, 2018
Gerry Ray "Doc" Edwards

Gerry Ray “Doc“ Edwards, 76 of Piggott, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at his residence in Piggott.

Doc, son of Tribble Elsworth and Janie Lucile (Charlton) Edwards, was born on Saturday, February 7, 1942, in Holcomb, Mo.

He was a truck driver and attended the Church of Christ in Campbell, Mo.

On April 25, 1959, in Kennett, Mo., he was united in marriage to Maxine Tankersley. She survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Garry Edwards, Allan Edwards and Michael Edwards and wife, Marie, all of Piggott; one daughter, Gayla Gill and husband, Kevin, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; honorable mentions, Connie Edwards, Jr. of Malden and Brian Steder of Rockford, Ill.; 11 grandchildren, C. Jay Edwards, Brianna Edwards, Kevin Gill, Jr., Magen Gunsolley, Joshua Gill, Tasha Causey, Teresa Forrest, Tammy Edwards, Kaylee Edwards Jherii Carey and Marshall Dilger; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, P. Sue Davis of Beebe, Ark. and Eva McNece; three brothers, Jimmy Edwards and wife, Mary, and Jack Edwards and wife, Sally, all of Fisk, Mo., and Ben Edwards of Glennonville, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Connie Edwards, Dale Edwards and Mickey Edwards.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., Monday, in the Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell with Pastor Kevin Gill officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell.