Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Impressions pre-reset: 420826 Clicks pre-reset: 872

James Luther (Keg) Edwards, age 96, of Dawson Springs, KY

 

keg edwardsDAWSON SPRINGS, KY - James Luther (Keg) Edwards, age 96, of Dawson Springs, KY, passed away at 11:00 P.M. on Monday, November 28, 2011 at his residence.

Mr. Edwards was born November 6, 1915 to Frank and Bobbie Lamb Edwards. He worked in the underground coal mines for 44 years and was a UMWA Member in excess of 70 years. His mining career included working at the Dawson Colleries and the Dawson Daylight Mines. Additionally, he worked for Island Creek Coal Company including the East Diamond, Atkinson, Uniontown and Providence #1 Mines. In his younger years he owned and operated a sawmill and logging business. In most recent years including this summer, he enjoyed gardening and growing produce for friends and neighbors to enjoy.

Mr. Edwards is survived by 85 family members including four daughters~ Kathy Todd and Iva Lee Eison of Dawson Springs, KY; Mary Ann McKinney of Madisonville, KY, and Linda Killough of Groveport, OH; and three sons~ James Ray Edwards and Luther Russell Edwards of Dawson Springs, KY and Bobby Joe Edwards of North Judson, IN; twenty one grandchildren, thirty nine great grandchildren, and eighteen great grandchildren. Mr. Edwards was always very pleased that all of this children graduated from Dawson Springs High School.

Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his parents; his wife~ Elmer Neveline Edwards (departed 1-30-05), two children~ Betty Prow and Mike Edwards; one great grandchild; a sister~ Jessie Lee Turner; half sister~ Arwana Kyle; two step sisters~ Beulah Stills and Pauline McGregor, and four step brothers~ Elbert, Harley, Ovid and Clyde Thomas.

Visitation will be Friday, December 2, 2011 from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. and Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9:00 A.M.– 1:00 P.M. at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Wayne Lamb officiating. Entombment will follow in the Ilsley Cemetery in Dawson Springs, KY.

Online condolences may be sent to www.beshearfuneralhome.com.

3/13 - 16
button coupons
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

KSP Pursuit Leads to Multiple Charges

CADIZ, Ky. (11/24/14) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Nov. 23, 2014, at 12:08 a.m., Trooper Daniel… Read More

Calloway County Traffic Advisory

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (11/24/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict westbound traffic to one lane… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

November 21, 2014 6093

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 18, 2014 5300

Couple Charged for Concealing Food in Infant Car…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 22, 2014 3745

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collision in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 21, 2014 3710

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 19, 2014 3687

Two Killed When Vehicle Becomes Airborne, Strikes…

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Daviess County Sheriff's Office
November 19, 2014 3645

Is Bankruptcy Your Best Option?

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 18, 2014 3614

Area Talent to Film Music Video at Merle Travis…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 19, 2014 3154

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on South…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
November 21, 2014 2955

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 2698

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

November 22, 2014 1516

Kentucky Filmmaker to Release New Horror in March

in Top News For All Sites by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
November 24, 2014 1403

Two Charged for Possession of Meth After…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by MCSO/PIO Alex Piper
November 23, 2014 1369

Motor Fuels Tax Rate to Decline by 4.3 Cents Per…

in Top News For All Sites by James Isaman
November 23, 2014 1277

Light of Chance, Inc. Re-Launches New, Innovative…

in Hopkins News by Eric Logan
November 23, 2014 1234

Flavorful Twist on a Sunday Brunch Staple

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 23, 2014 1208

KSP Post 2 Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement

in General News For All Sites by Trooper S. C. Recke
November 23, 2014 1117

Holiday Menu Planning for First-Time Hosts

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 24, 2014 1064

Madisonville Police Charge Woman with Terroristic…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 23, 2014 976

Wreaths to Honor the Fallen at State Veterans…

in General News For All Sites by Lisa Aug
November 23, 2014 974

Legislator's Log - Week of Nov. 23, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss