WILLIAM DOUGLAS “BILLY” EDWARDS
WILLIAM DOUGLAS “BILLY” EDWARDS, 86, of South Point, Ohio, formerly of New Carlisle, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Ky. He was born May 9,1932, in Dayton, Ohio, a son of the late William Edwards and Naoma Puterbaugh Edwards. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Edwards, and a sister, Bonita Layer. Billy was a Korean War veteran serving with the U.S. Army. He was a machine operator with Sprague Electric and, more recently, a forklift operator with Protective Treatments, Inc., where he retired from in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Virgie I. Rehmert Edwards; a son, Gary (Virginia) Britton of Covington, Ohio; a daughter, Teresa (David) Hamilton of Chesapeake, Ohio; a sister, Barbara (Walter) Eakes of Englewood, Ohio; a brother, Byron (Rose) Edwards of Tennessee; two grandchildren, Justin (Amanda) Hamilton and Brittney (Dallas) Tibbs; and a great-granddaughter, Alyssa Hamilton. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 28,2018, at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Cardwell officiating. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.slackandwallace.com.