Franklin Leroy “Frankie” Edwards 74, of Janesville, IL passed away on December 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at the Janesville Cemetery with Military Rites by Cumberland County Veterans. The Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo is assisting the family. The family is requesting everyone to dress in casual attire.
Frankie was born in Jewett, IL on March 8, 1941 to Albion Frank “Lum” and Retha Mae Ingram Edwards. He married Joyce Stewart on May 14, 1965. Surviving is his wife; daughters Patricia Scott of Chandler, AZ, Carol (Bryan) Figgins of Lerna and Fran Edwards of Mesa, AZ; four grandchildren Kelly (Phillip) Spencer of Mattoon, Courtney (Lucas) Seaman of Mattoon and Breanna and Brittnie Scott of Chandler, AZ; three great grandsons Parker Seaman, Rylan and Reed Spencer; one sister Judy Higgins. Frankie was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Frankie was a mechanic, welder, water well driller and a heavy equipment operator.
He served 7 years in the Army National Guard and was a member of the Mattoon Masonic Lodge # 260. Online condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com