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June 11, 2014

Gilbert Earl Edwards, 83; New Albany

— Funeral services for Gilbert Earl Edwards, 83, New Albany, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 13, at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial and military honors at Potato Run Cemetery, Harrison County. He died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Veterans Hospital, Louisville.

The son of the late John W. and Grace Edwards, he was born Nov. 18, 1930 in Louisville. He was a retired steel fabricator, U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, life member of VFW Post 3281 and member of American Legion Post 28.  

Survivors include the love of his life, Jo Ann Tillis; step-children, grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, John and Delores. Gilbert will be loved and missed by all that knew him.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home

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