Lorne E, Edwards, 79, of Silvis passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis.
Funeral services will be 10:30am Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. Visitation will be 4 - 7pm on Tuesday at the mortuary. Memorials may be made to the Rock Island Co. Animal Shelter Care and Control.
Lorne was born July 23, 1940 in Moline, Illinois the son of Ernest and Lois Skidmore Edwards. He married Beverly Laermans June 18, 1960 at the Moline Presbyterian Church.
He worked for John Deere in Moline. He enjoyed vacationing in Black Hills, SD, Hayward, WI, visiting Branson, MO, collecting model cars, camping at Shady Lakes, planning many family reunions and shopping at the Goodwill Stores. But he mostly loved being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren
Survivors include his Wife Beverly, Son Jeffrey (Anita) Edwards; grandchildren Megan (James) Felton, Hannah (Eric) Morrison, Jeffery S. Edwards, and Daniel Edwards; great grandchildren Aiden, Emma, Evalyn, Adeline and his future great grandson Evan Eugene and sisters Patsy McIntosh and Beverly (Jack) Ide.
Lorne was preceded in death by his parents and his son Todd Allen Edwards.
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