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 Delfred L. Edwards

Delfred L. Edwards

Death 29 Dec 2006 (aged 84)
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Plot Last Supper
Memorial ID 17303486 · View Source
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"Door Doctor"

Delfred was born in Fresno and attended Webster Elementary School, Washington Jr. High School and Fresno High School. He graduated from Fresno State College in 1949 and later earned a Master's degree.

Delfred served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946. He was stationed in Guam at the end of WWII.

He was an Industrial Arts instructor and active in the California Industrial Education Association, teaching woodshop for 32 years in Fresno from 1949 to 1981 at Edison High School, Irwin Jr. High School and McLane High School.

Delfred operated a service business under the name of "The Door Doctor" for 50 years, repairing and weather stripping doors in the Fresno area.

An active member of First Presbyterian Church in many capacities, Del sung in the choir, was involved in Christian Education and helped keep the facilities in repair.

He is survived by Margaret, his wife of 60 years; sons, Russell Edwards D.C. and his wife Kristie of Kennewick, Washington and Rod Edwards and his wife Sharon of Madera; grandchildren, Erin Edwards, Melissa Crew and her husband Will, Fred Edwards and his wife Danielle, James Edwards and his wife Jade, and Amanda Macias and her husband Josiah; and five great-granddaughters.

Visitation will be at Yost & Webb Funeral Home on Thursday, January, 4, 2007, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A Graveside Service will be held at Fresno Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Friday, January 5, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

A Memorial Service will follow at First Presbyterian Church at 11:00 a.m.

Remembrances may be made to First Presbyterian Church or Nancy Hinds Hospice Home.

YOST & WEBB FUNERAL HOME 1002 "T" St. 237-4147

Published in the Fresno Bee from 1/3/2007 - 1/10/2007.






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