William Clyde Edwards, 80, of, Bentonville, died January 26 at Legacy Village Hospice in Bentonville.
He was born August 24, 1938 in Rogers to Andrew Jackson Edwards and Minnie Elizabeth Neighbarger Edwards. He was a life long resident of this area and a US Air Force veteran of the Viet Nam era.
He married Nancy Reed at Bentonville in 1983. He was employed at Wal-Mart sign shop for twenty years, worked as a ranch hand at Jack's Ranch, was a cattle farmer, worked in maintenance for A-1 Pool service, and enjoyed fishing and camping.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a son Jimmy Elam; three sisters, Elizabeth, Joyce, and Bessie; five brothers, Johnny, J.C., Billy, Jackie, and Jessie.
Survivors are his wife Nancy Edwards of the home; a son, Michael Edwards and wife Wendy of Carthage, Missouri; three daughters, Michelle Endicott and husband Curtis of Cartersville, Missouri, Cindy Singelton and husband Jimmy of Bella Vista, Jeannie Ferguson and husband Steve of Calwell, Kansas; a brother Robert Edwards and wife Joann of Little Kansas, Oklahoma; a sister, Sally Mae Fox of Springfield, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren and eighteen great- grandchildren.
Service is set for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29 at the Pea Ridge Church of Christ with Malcolm Scott officiating. Arrangements are by Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge. Burial will be in Bentonville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. before the service at the church.
Online condolences may be made at siscofuneralhome.net