Kent- Jerry D. Edwards, 72 passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. He was born on August 11, 1948 in Akron, Ohio.
Jerry was a very proud Vietnam Veteran as a member of the United States Air Force. Jerry spent most of his career as a Surveyor and worked for many different companies and
retired from Campbell & Associates. He enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Kent Garden Club. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, Ohio State and Notre Dame. Jerry was a devoted Husband, Father, and Papa (Grandfather). He especially enjoyed spending time with and attending his grandsons events.
He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Edwards, and mother, Mary Jane Edwards and sister, Judith Andreotti. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Beverly Edwards; sons, Brett Edwards, Brad(Nicole) Edwards and grandsons, Tyler and Brandon Edwards. He is also survived by his brothers, John Edwards, Carl(JoAnne) Edwards, sisters, Cindy (Frank) Lowden, Lisa (Stanley) Widener; step-mother, LaVaughn Edwards as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
There will be a public Mass of the Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church in Kent on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10am. Graveside burial to follow mass at Standing Rock Cemetery. Due to Covid, masks will be required at the church and social distancing rules will be in place. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick’s church in Kent, Ohio, or to the charity of your choice. Services in care of Bissler and Son's Funeral Home Kent, Ohio.
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