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William T. Edwards November 15, 1940 – September 30, 2020

William T. Edwards, 79, of Brunswick, MO, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Life Care Center in Carrollton, MO.  A graveside funeral service will be held at Asbury Cemetery in Keytesville, MO on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.  Reverend Lanny Lybarger will officiate the service.  No visitation will be held.

Bill, as he was known by his family and friends, was born on November 15, 1940 in Brunswick, MO, the son of Charles II and Pearl (Coy) Edwards.  He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1959.  After high school Bill became a union brick layer and continued his craft until his retirement in 1985. He loved his family, wood working, and hunting.  He was a member of the Brunswick Baptist Church in Brunswick, MO and was a member of the Bricklayers Local 15.

Bill is survived by his sister-in-law, Judy Edwards of Columbia, MO; his niece, Chana Wilson, her husband Travis, and their daughter Madalyn of Columbia, MO; his nephew, Charles Edward IV, his wife Emily, and their children, Charles V and Claire, of St. Louis, MO; and friends, John White, his wife Tonnette, and their daughter Harley of Brunswick, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles II and Pearl Edwards, his son, William Edwards, and two brothers, Carlos Edwards and Charles Edwards.

Pallbearers will be John White, Charles Edwards IV, Travis Wilson, Russell Watson, Jerry Hayes, and Joshua Elliott.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to  Muscular Dystrophy for Children in memory of his son Little William.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO 65236.

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