Hyrum Keith Edwards

Hyrum Keith Edwards

Birth
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death 7 Nov 1990 (aged 67)
Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Burial Bancroft, Caribou County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 98964831 · View Source
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BOISE - Hyrum Keith Edwards, 67, of 2322 S. Pacific, Boise, formerly of Pocatello, died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 7, 1990, in Veterans Administration Hospital at Boise following an extended ilness.
He was born May 2, 1923, at Ogden, Utah, to Hyrum Smith and Mary Alice Garner Edwards. He attended elementry school and North Gem High School at Bancroft.
He enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps at HQPD-CCC, Pocatello on July 9, 1940. He later joined the 77th Troop Carrier Squardon, 435th Troop Carrier Group of the Army Air Corps on Nov, 21 1942. He completed his course in glider mechanics and received his diploma on Feb. 23 1943.
He was in Normandy, Holland, southern France, Belgium and Germany with the 53rd Troop Carrier Squdadron, He received a Good Conduct Metal AR-600-68, Unit Citation Go 212; and European-African Middle Eastern Service Medal. He returned to the United States from La Havre, France, and received honorable discharge on July 23, 1946.
On March 21, 1946 he married Ferne Elaine Grimm at Pocatello; they later divorced. He married Mary Ann Joeles at Pocatello in 1971, and they also divorced. He then married Shirley Warner in 1973; this marriage ended in divorce as well.
He was a truck driver and mobile home mover for Dorms Mobile Home Center.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was in rodeo in his younger years. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and racing cars.
Survivors include three sons, Danny Keith Edwards, Pingree, Monty Stephen and Jerry Lamont Edwards, both of Chubbuck; two brothers, Russell Edwards, Pocatello and Donald Edwards, Caldwell; Three sisters, Melva Hunt, Pocatello; Betty Bennett, Roy, Utah; and Ramona Whitehead, Boise; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by a brother, Earl.
Graveside services will be held Saturday at noon at the Bancroft Cemetery, with military rites by the American Legion.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 98964831
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hyrum Keith Edwards (2 May 1923–7 Nov 1990), Find a Grave Memorial no. 98964831, citing Bancroft Cemetery, Bancroft, Caribou County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by nuff (contributor 46998088) .