Tribute: Calvin “Calhoun” L. Edwards

Calvin L. Edwards died October 12

Calvin “Calhoun” L. Edwards, Masury, Ohio – obit

MASURY, Ohio – Calvin “Calhoun” L. Edwards, of Masury, Ohio, began his heavenly journey on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, while at home following an extended illness. He was 65.

Calvin was born November 19, 1950, in Warren, Ohio, a son to George H. and Esther R. (Perkins) Edwards.

He worked a multitude of jobs throughout his life. Most notably for Lowes Home Improvement, Systems Management Company and Richardson Tree Service.

His memberships include Second Baptist Church, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania and the Scales Fish Club, Canton, Ohio.

Cal enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, walking and tending to his pumpkins in the garden.

Survivors include; his wife, Patricia A. (Barr) Edwards, whom he married July 9, 1976; son, Michael G. Edwards and his wife Jennifer, Warren, Ohio; daughters, Jeanette R. Freeman and Stephanie A. Miskimen and her husband Scott, all of Rochester, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jason A. Freeman, Jesse A. Freeman, David J. Edwards, Rebecca R. Edwards, Destiny R. Peyatt, James C. Rankin and Nathan D. Rankin and siblings, Alvin Lewis, Mineral Ridge, Ohio, Paul Edwards, Youngstown, Ohio, Charlotte Robinson and Darlene McGuire, both of Sharon, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bobby W. Lewis; sisters, Betty Jane Lewis and Beverly J. Bonacker and close friend, Tom Brannon.

A time of gathering to honor Calvin will be held Monday, October 17, 2016, from 10:00 – 12:00 Noon, in his church, Second Baptist, located at 4 High Street, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania 16150.

His funeral service will immediately follow at 12:00 Noon.

He will be laid to rest in Brookfield Township Cemetery.

As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made to the family c/o the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

A television tribute will air Friday, October 14 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.

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