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Robert James Edwards

September 7, 1959 ~ December 12, 2018 (age 59)


Rob Edwards passed away at his home in Yazoo City, MS on Wednesday,
December 12, 2018.  He was born to Freda James Edwards and the late
Robert “Bob” Wilson Edwards on September 7, 1959 in Yazoo City.
Rob was a graduate of Manchester Academy and attended Holmes Community
College.  He was a long-time employee of International Paper Company
in Vicksburg, MS.  Rob had a love of fishing, hunting, hanging out
with friends and family, and cheering on the Mississippi State
Bulldogs.
Rob is survived by his mother, Freda Edwards of Yazoo City, MS;
sisters, Debbie Edwards of Memphis, TN and Cindy Keller (Steve) of
Madison, MS; nieces, Allison Massingill (Matt) of Brandon, MS and
Bethany Leininger (Stephen) of Jonesboro, AR; a great nephew, Nolan
Daniel Leininger and a great niece, Emerson Mills Massingill.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 am on Monday, December 17th
at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City,MS.  Honorary pallbearers are Jamie
Saxton, Michael Russell, Jay Stricklin, Chuck McGraw, and Richard
McGraw. He will be missed as a son, brother, uncle, and a best friend
to many.
Memorials may be sent to Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital, Office
of Development, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS  39216.
 

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