Edwin J. Edwards, 78

Edwin J. Edwards, 78, of Frankford, Del., passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He served in the U.S. Air Force in Okinawa, Japan. He will be greatly missed by his wife, children and grandchildren.

Edwards is preceded in death by his parents, Emory Paul and Stella Faye (Reeves) Edwards; a son, William E. Edwards; and a brother, Louis Edwards. He is survived by his wife, Jean M. (Steffy) Edwards; three sons, Edwin J. Edwards, Jr., Michael Edwards, and John Edwards; two daughters, Freda Kansak and Wendy Coffin; 14 grandchildren; and two sisters, Joyce Fair and Ruth Thornton.

Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 109 N. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947.