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3994 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Arnold Edwards

Arnold Lawrence Edwards

Tuesday, December 22nd, 1936 - Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Obituary

Mr. Arnold "Pat" Lawrence Edwards, age 82, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Alexandria, Louisiana. Memorial services for Mr. Edwards will be on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home with Reverend Tam officiating. Visitation for Mr. Edwards will be on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana.

Mr. Edwards was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was the leader of the pack and loved to be the center of attention with his infectious smile and a laugh you would never forget. Mr. Edwards was a a skilled carpenter and worked hard in construction with his most notable job being the Twin Eagles Bridges over the Illinois River. He was a star high school athlete and also spent a short period of time proudly serving his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and was very proud of his own cooking and especially his famous jellies. He will forever be missed by those that loved and knew him.

Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his mother, Edith Edwards; a brother, Donald Edwards; step-daughter, Vickie Holcomb Ruble and one grandson, Cory Slone.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 54 years, Evelyn Shaw Edwards; daughter, Cari Jeansonne (Jacob) of Tioga; step-son, Leon Holcomb (Sue) of Pleasant Hill, IL; sister, Barbara "Bobbie" Edwards Hinton (Roger) of Natchitoches; brother, Lindy Edwards (Barbara) of Quincy, IL; grandchildren, Mindy Jeansonne, Bryce Jeansonne, Todd Holcomb (Jennifer), Missy Reed (Sam), and Jeremy Slone; and a host of extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the charity of your choice in his name.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Leslie Tam

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Karen Bernard

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Missy, Sam, Grady, Sue and Leon, Jim, Justin, and I were so sorry to hear of Arnold's passing. May the strength of our Lord and Saivor wrap his loving arms around and give you strength. May he rest in peace. Jim, Karen, and Justin Bernard
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