Mr. John T. "Toppy" Edwards, Sr., age 92, of Cadiz, Ky., died Friday, October 9, 2009, at his home in Cadiz, Ky.
He was a retired agent from Standard Oil Co. where he worked for 40 years.
He was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church, Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121, American Legion Post No. 74 of Trigg County where he had served as past commander.
He was also a past member of the Cadiz Rotary Club, had served on the Cadiz Water Commission board for 28 years and was a US Army Air Corps WWII veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years- Huel (Thomas) Edwards; One Son & Daughter-In-Law, John T., Jr. & Sue Edwards of Charlotte, NC. and one granddaughter and Husband-Ellen Elizabeth & Dr. George S. Cheng of Fredericksburg, VA.
He was preceded in Death by: Father-John E. Edwards, Sr., Mother-Lillian (Prescott) Edwards, Son-Jeffrey Edwards, One Brother-John E. Edwards, Jr., Four Sisters Sara "Sister" Robinson, Elizabeth "Tiny" Fleming, Florence "Bootsie" Wright and Lillian "Toodles" Malin.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 11, 2009.
Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY at 11:00 AM Monday, October 12, 2009 , Reverend Kevin Roberts and Reverend Jason Strickland officiating.
Interment will be at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, Ky.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cadiz Baptist Church or the Trigg Co. Relay For Life.