Elvis R. Edwards, 86


Elvis R. Edwards, 86, died on Sunday, May 15, 2022, following a long illness.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Northridge Community Church, 4915 E. State St., Rockford, with Pastor Adam Reardon and Dale Anderson co-officiating. Military rites will be conducted.

Mr. Edwards was born June 26, 1935. He married Sharon 63 years ago, and she survives.

He served in the military and was stationed in Korea as a mechanic and sharpshooter.

Mr. Edwards was a faithful member of Redemption Church of Belvidere. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Shelly (David) Booker and Russ (Darcey) Edwards; three grandchildren, Sam, Tiffany and Taffee (Patrick); and three great-grandchildren, Devin, Hazel and JP.