Horace ‘Ralph’ Edwards, 62

Horace “Ralph” Edwards, 62, passed away at his residence after extended medical complications. He was born on December 28, 1942 in Cheshire, Ohio to the late Pearl “Penny” and Gertrude Blanche (Bobo) Edwards. He retired as a railroader from Norfolk Southern.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Joan Edwards of Gallipolis; children, Joy (John) Freeman, Mason, WV, Troy Edwards, Cheshire, Anita (Bryan) Lawrence, Portland, Stacy (Amy) Edwards, Cheshire; grandchildren, Samantha (Jay) Farra, Chris (Tosha) Edwards, Jess Edwards, Jake Edwards, Levi (Brooklyn) Metheney, Chase McElfresh, Heather White and Katie Jo Freeman; 14 great grandchildren; brother, Joe (Betty) Edwards, Cheshire; sister, June (Fred) Thomas and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Pearl “Buddy” Edwards and sister, Elsie Folmer.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Carl Ward officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held two hours prior to the funeral service.

An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com