Gary Lee Edwards, Sr., 72, of Battle Creek, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021. He was born August 2, 1948 in Battle Creek, MI. Gary retired from Michigan Paper Board. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. and was honorably discharged. Gary married Kathryn Lydy on May 17, 1980 in Hastings. He enjoyed camping, traveling, gardening, and gambling. Gary loved spending the holidays with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; son, Gary Edwards, Jr.; granddaughter, Olivia Edwards; great grandson, Jaxon Collier: brothers: Jim (Denise) Edwards and Mike (Debbie) Edwards; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 6th at 10:30 AM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service with Pastor Michael Edwards of Bible Baptist Church in Madison, OH officiating. Burial will be at the Bedford Cemetery in Bedford Township, MI. Memorial tributes may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com