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Obituaries

April 23, 2013

Leonard Robert Edwards

McALESTER — Leonard Robert Edwards, 82, of McAlester, died April 21, 2013, in McAlester.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Arpelar Cemetery Pavilion with the Rev. Larry Jones officiating. An interment will follow.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Chaney Harkins Funeral Home.

He was born to Robert Lee and Rose Clemmie (Martin) Edwards on Sept. 1, 1930, in Ulan.

He attended Ulan school and worked as a carpenter. He played guitar and fiddle. He enjoyed his dogs, fishing, and sharing stories with his family. He married Betty Imler on Nov. 5, 1982, in McAlester.

He is survived by, wife, Betty Edwards of the home; and other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Rose Edwards

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