Roy Rosco Edwards

  • Birth 1890 Illinois, USA
  • Death 1977 Illinois, USA
  • Burial Reno, Bond County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 34792469

Roy R. Edwards, 87, Litchfield died at 9:05 a. m. at St. Francis hospital,
Litchfield, where he had been a patient since Dec 22.
Born in Reno on Feb. 12, 1890, he was the son of the late Albert and Nancy
Brewer Edwards. He and Grace E. Caulk were married on March 8, 1912, and she
survives with two sons: Chauncy M. Edwards of Donnellson and Paul L. Edwards,
Hillsboro, and a daughter, Mrs. Faye Whitlock of Litchfield. a sister, Mrs.
Nellie Roberts of Clinton also survivers as do eight grandchildren, and two
great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter Ruby Roberta, died in infancy, and a sister, Mrs. Bessie M. Bills
preceded him in death.
a retired railroad conductor for the CB and Q railroad (now the Burlington-
Northern), Mr. Edwards was a member of United Transportation Union No. 1718.
Services wil be at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan 3 at Gerlt-Meinschein funeral
home, Litchfield with the Rev. Steve Harbin, Minister of the First Baptist
church, Litchfield, officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Reno.
the family requests memorials to the Reno Baptist Church.


Family Members


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  • Created by: Connie Edwards Thomilson
  • Added: 14 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34792469
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Rosco Edwards (1890–1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34792469, citing Reno Bethel Cemetery, Reno, Bond County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Connie Edwards Thomilson (contributor 47072802) .