Douglas L. Edwards passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Garnet Medical Center, Harris New York. He was 78 years old. He was the son of Jesse and Bertha Stickles Edwards, born on January 14, 1942 on Thunder Hill, in the Town of Neversink N.Y.
He is survived by two sons, Douglas and his wife Patricia of Franklin V.A. and also Dennis and his wife Andrea of Hurleyville N.Y.; his grandchildren Jessica, Michelle, Joseph, Johnathon, and Kristopher; three great-grandchildren Benjamin, Rian, and Renley; four brothers Roger and his wife Nancy, of Neversink N.Y., Robert and His wife Mary Jean, of Middletown N.Y, Donald and his wife Elaine of Jeffersonville N.Y., and Nial and his wife Rita of Franklin V.A.; two sisters Bertha Ann Apple and her husband Larry of Georgetown, Fla., and Sandra Edwards of Kerhonkson N.Y. He also leaves his extended family at ARC Alport House in South Fallsburg N.Y.
Douglas was predeceased by his parents and sisters Loretta Noren, Doris Painter, and Sarah Sennett. He loved music and enjoyed playing his guitar. His idol was Hank Williams. Like his father he enjoyed repairing cars. He had a quick sense of humor, and a winning smile that greeted everyone.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11 am, at the Grahamsville Rural Cemetery, Grahamsville N.Y. Social distancing guidelines set forth by the New York State Department of Health will be in place; masks must be worn at all times.
Arrangements are under the care of the Colonial-Ramsey Funeral Home in Liberty, N.Y. For further information call 845-292-7160 or visit www.colonialfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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