(Friday - October 16, 2020) - Charles I. Edwards, age70, of Aurora, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, at his home.

Chuck was born September 20, 1950, in Belvedere, Illinois, son of the late Irvin and Laverne (Hill) Edwards. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and later served in the US National Guard. He married Christine Sharkey on November 22, 1996 in Iron Mountain. Following marriage, they resided in Aurora. Christine preceeded him in death on December 18, 2014. Chuck worked for UP Office Furnishings for many years as an installation manager, a skill at which he became very proficient.

Chuck made numerous friends wherever he went over the years and he will be missed by all of those friends. He cherished his family and grandkids.

Chuck is survived by one son, Chuck Edwards Jr.; one niece, Amy Kleminski of Chicago; one nephew, James David of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; and one brother-in-law Gerald Bartholomew of Iron Mountain; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, Christine, Chuck was preceded in death by one son, Chad Edwards; one daughter, Karrie Edwards; and one sister, Connie Bartholomew.

A visitation and a celebration of Chuck's life will be held at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain, date and time will be announced in the near future.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home and Crematory of Florence to honor Chuck's legacy of life.


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