|(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
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.
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
You may leave a condolence or tribute for Chuck's
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The family has chosen the
Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home and Crematory of Florence to honor Chuck's
legacy of life.