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Paul D. Edwards

Died: 6/16/2010

Mr. Paul D. Edwards, age 88, of Newark, DE, died on Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

Born in Independence, VA, on April 14, 1922, Mr. Edwards was the son of the late Samuel Houston Edwards and Nannie Carr Edwards. He proudly served his country in the US Army Infantrys 86th Blackhawk Division as a staff sergeant stationed in Germany during World War II. In civilian life, he made his career as a maintenance millwright at the DuPont Companys Chestnut Run site, where he retired in 1986.

In his leisure hours, Mr. Edwards greatly enjoyed tending his vegetable garden each year, as well as tinkering with cars.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 64 years, Florence M. Powell Edwards; sons, Daniel P. Edwards of Middletown, DE; and Ronald L. Edwards of Bear, DE; sister, Ann Brown of Elkton, MD; and granddaughter, Melissa Jones of California.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Edwards may be made to Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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