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Winn Funeral Home
Thursday January 22nd, 2015
1:00pm - 9:00pm

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Friday January 23rd, 2015
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Friday January 23rd, 2015

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Hugh Richard Edwards

Hugh Richard Edwards, 74, a life-long resident of Hart County, passed from this world after a long battle of sickness for 34 years.  But, because of his faithful service to the Lord throughout his life, he now is receiving his new heavenly home on high.

He was a Christian man, a devoted husband, a father and grandpa, a brother, uncle, and a friend to all.

He accepted Christ and was baptized at a young age.  Throughout his Christian life, he was an active leader at the Fairview Church of Christ.  He was a song leader, Sunday School teacher, and always, even through his sickness, showed how much he truly loved the Lord.

He was a school teacher at Hart Memorial and later at Munfordville High School and he was the Assistant Boys Basketball Coach before the schools consolidated in 1971.

He sold insurance for Northwestern Mutual and later became a Claims Adjuster for State Farm Insurance for 16 years until he became sick.

Most of all, he will forever be known as a family man.  He loved his family and enjoyed his life daily even when he struggled through his illness.  He was always thankful to God for his life no matter how hard at times.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter B. & Lorene Isenberg Edwards, three brothers, Victor, Otis and Rondell, and a sister, Odelia Broady.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Faye Edwards, two daughters, Shelly Edwards Strother and husband, Lance,  and Sheryl Lorene Turley and husband, Todd, both of Horse Cave, four grandchildren, Andrew Bryant Strother, Jordan Cassidy Strother, Jacob Hall Turley and Shelby Lorene Turley, one honorary grandchild, Nick Williams, three sisters, Martha Russell and Jenny Thompson, both of Horse Cave, and Betty Edwards of Louisville, one brother, Bobby Ray Edwards, of Munfordville, and a host of nieces, nephews and at last, a loving dog, Sadie.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.  Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 1-9 p.m. on Thursday and from 8 a.m. to service time on Friday.

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Edwards Family
Sorry for what you're going thru but I'm thankful for all the memories of good times we share.
Sorry I can't come but I know Hugh would understand, (Grandaughters ballgames)
Kaye Lindsey

Kaye Lindsey Jan 23 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry Faye and Sheryl, prayers going up for your family.

Patty Grider Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

Faye and girls so sorry to read about Mr. Edwards, I will keep you all in my prayers!

Charlene Withrow Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

Betty, caring thoughts to you.

Ann Dunagan Crabtree Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

Faye,Shelly and Family ,
                                        We were so sorry to hear of your loss.Please know that you are all in our prayers and thoughts. If there is anything we can do please call on us. May God bless and keep you all.

Alan and Kim Russell Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

Just want to convey my sympathy to Faye and all the family, our prayers are with you all at this difficult time...I will always have fond memories of Hugh in our younger years.

Steve Broady & Joyce Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM


We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

Carla Edwards Seaton Jan 22 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Richards passing. I know it has been a long struggle.  My thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days. May God Bless.

Carole Isenberg Jones

Carole Isenberg Jones Jan 21 2015 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your father. We are keeping you and the family in our thoughts and prayers.

Bobby and Lisa Williams Jan 21 2015 12:00 AM

Faye so sorry to learn about Hugh. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family

Lois Waters Jan 21 2015 12:00 AM