In Memory

Ronald L. Edwards, Jr.

Ronald L. Edwards, Jr.

Ronald Edwards, 75, of Springfield, died at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center.

Ronald was born April 2, 1943 in Springfield, the son of Ronald, Sr. and Retha Redpath Edwards. He married Nancy McLerren on October 9, 1965 in Springfield.

Ronald was a graduate of Ridgely Elementary and Lanphier High School. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, where he served on the Board. Ronald worked at Horace Mann Insurance Company for 27 years, retiring in 2005. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was known for his sense of humor.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; one son, Lance (Tammy) of Pekin, IL; one daughter, Judith (Robert) Barringer of Decatur; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Judith (Ray) Lytle of Springfield; one sister-in-law, Anna Marie Hubbs of Springfield; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.

The family will host a Funeral Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1229 South Grand Avenue East, Springfield with Pastor Bill Burton officiating.

Burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Supper Hour at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1229 South Grand Avenue East, Springfield, IL 62703.

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05/21/18 12:39 PM #1    

Sue Ann Shymansky (Terry)

Sending thoughts of sympathy and prayers for strength to family and loved ones.

Sue Shymansky Terry

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