Born Friday, August 11, 1939
Died Sunday, June 23, 2019
Donald Joseph “Don” Edwards, 79, of Braggs, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. He was born on August 11, 1939 in Braggs, Oklahoma to Bertie Finnis “Pete” Edwards and Dorthula Susie (Sprinkles) Edwards. He married Linda Colleen (Morgan) Edwards on March 15, 1983 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. They spent over 36 memorable years married.
He was a maintenance engineer for the State of Oklahoma, he retired in 1985. He worked as a builder, inventor and an engineer through the years of his life. Don also loved church, music, boating flying planes, motorcycles, fishing, and dune buggies.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents Bertie Finnis “Pete” Edwards and Dorthula “Susie” Edwards; and his brother Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Edwards of Braggs, OK; son, Charles Hughes of Muskogee, OK; daughters, Michelle Coleman of Braggs, OK and Caroline Morejon of Equador; brother, Lannie Edwards of Fort Gibson, OK; sisters, Carolyn Harris of Muskogee, OK, Christina Reece of Muskogee, OK, and Shirley King of Braggs, OK; there are no great-grandchildren yet, but there are many nieces, nephews, great abounds of family, and enormous amounts of friends worldwide, Don made no enemies in his heart.
A celebration of Don’s life will be held at 10:00am Friday, June 28, 2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Clarence Guthrie officiating. Interment will follow at South Bethel Cemetery in Braggs, OK with Cris Perry, Shawn Green, Brodie Igert, James Green, Jodie Cash, and Raymond Morgan serving as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be C.A. Sprinkles, Lannie Edwards, Jerry Ellis, J.C. Dotson, Jerry Dotson, and Jerry Cunningham.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
Visitation is 9:00am-8:00pm Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.