William F. Edwards Eureka Obituary

William F. Edwards

William "Bill" F. Edwards, 71, of Secor, died at 6:05 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2023, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.<br><br>He was born September 21, 1952, in Bloomington, IL to Fred and Evelyn (Craig) Edwards.<br><br>Bill worked for Caterpillar, Inc., for 37 years, retiring in 2017 as a tool and die maker.<br><br>Bill was a kind and caring man who loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved fishing, hunting, trap shooting and taking long walks in the quiet woods to observe and hunt mushrooms. He loved his kids and grandkids most of all.<br><br>Surviving are three sons; Andrew (Tiffany) Edwards of Lafayette, LA, William (Amber) Edwards of Pekin, Michael Edwards of El Paso; one daughter, Mollie (Joseph) Bak of Secor; one sister, Patsy (Lynn) Webber of Bloomington, IL; one brother, Tom (Shirley) Edwards of Carlock; and six grandchildren, Dean, Jaxon, Hendrix, Brooklyn, Genevieve, and Henry.<br><br>He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Joseph Edwards.<br><br>He was a lifelong member of Secor Sportsmans Club where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 2 p.m. Cremation will be accorded. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.<br><br>Memorials may be made to Secor United Methodist Church or Secor Sportsmans Club.<br><br>Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.<br>
September 21, 1952 - December 4, 202309/21/195212/04/2023
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William "Bill" F. Edwards, 71, of Secor, died at 6:05 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2023, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

He was born September 21, 1952, in Bloomington, IL to Fred and Evelyn (Craig) Edwards.

Bill worked for Caterpillar, Inc., for 37 years, retiring in 2017 as a tool and die maker.

Bill was a kind and caring man who loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved fishing, hunting, trap shooting and taking long walks in the quiet woods to observe and hunt mushrooms. He loved his kids and grandkids most of all.

Surviving are three sons; Andrew (Tiffany) Edwards of Lafayette, LA, William (Amber) Edwards of Pekin, Michael Edwards of El Paso; one daughter, Mollie (Joseph) Bak of Secor; one sister, Patsy (Lynn) Webber of Bloomington, IL; one brother, Tom (Shirley) Edwards of Carlock; and six grandchildren, Dean, Jaxon, Hendrix, Brooklyn, Genevieve, and Henry.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Joseph Edwards.

He was a lifelong member of Secor Sportsmans Club where a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 2 p.m. Cremation will be accorded. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Secor United Methodist Church or Secor Sportsmans Club.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.

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