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Bruce Edwards

February 24, 1932 ~ January 30, 2017 (age 84)

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Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Bruce Edwards, 84, of West Burlington, died at 2:25 AM Monday, January 30, 2017, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington under the care of Great River Hospice.

Born February 24, 1932, in Auburn, AL, he was the son of Nathan  and Alpha  Baker Edwards. On September 4, 1954, he married Thelma (Pat)  Vick in Linden, AL.

Bruce was a food engineer for Bonewitz Chemical Services.

He attended  First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed the church fellowship. Bruce was a handyman and particularly enjoyed working with his hands. He was an avid reader and enjoyed golfing, fishing, watching Auburn University Football, but most of all visiting his family and grandchildren

Survivors include wife, Thelma (Pat); one daughter, Michelle (Dwight) Miller of Ainsworth, IA; one son, Douglas  Edwards II of West Burlington; four grandchildren, Alexa Miller, Nicole Miller, Renee (Justin) Georges, and Douglas (Katie) Edwards III; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, two sisters; and his in-laws.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Great River Hospice House. 

There will be no formal visitation or services.

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