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Joseph A. Edwards

Joseph A. Edwards, 73, of Clinton, IL passed away 9:40 A.M. September 28, 2022 at his residence, Clinton, IL.


Graveside services will be 2:30 PM Friday October 14, 2022 at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Pastor Darrell Howard officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Friday at Calvert Funeral Home Clinton, IL.


Memorials may be directed to Joseph A. Edwards Memorial Fund.


Joseph was born June 26, 1949 in Bloomington, IL the son of Henry Lyle and Betty Louise (Mann) Edwards. He married Paula K. Barnes on October 13, 1995 in Clinton, IL.


Survivors include his daughter Shea (Zach) Mills, Clinton, IL; grandchildren Peyton and Jaxon Mills both of Clinton, IL; siblings Nancy Edwards, Louisville, KY and Barbara (Phillip) Houston, Towanda, IL.


Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and one brother.


Joseph owned and operated his own flooring company in Clinton, IL. To many he was known as Joe, The Floor Guy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Most importantly, Joseph loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

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