Larry Joe Edwards lost his battle with cancer on March 30, 2018 at his home in Magnolia, Texas at the age of 73, surrounded by his loving family. Born in San Antonio, Texas on August 17, 1944, he was the son of Mildred Virginia Ross Edwards and Milton Dewitt Edwards. Larry was a master carpenter and owner of LJ Edwards and Son woodworking shop in Magnolia, Texas, 6 year Veteran of the United States Marine Corp and Master Mason of lodge 147. He will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved dog, Chacha.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Joan Swift Edwards; children, Mathew Edwards and wife Teresa of College Station, Texas, Mary Edwards Lackey and husband Dean of Cedar Park, Texas, Marcey Edwards of The Woodlands, Texas, Michael Edwards and wife Shannon Henning Edwards of Red Oak, Texas; grandchildren, Madison Round, Elizabeth Round, Kendal Lackey, Eli Lackey, Caleb Lackey, Addison Lackey, Michael Edwards Jr., Marcus Edwards, Cody Young, Christian Young, Savannah Young, and Isabella Smart.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Magnolia Funeral Home in Magnolia, Texas. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in the Chapel of Magnolia Funeral Home with burial following in Magnolia Memorial Gardens, adjacent to Magnolia Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to either the American Disbetes Association and/or the American Cancer Society.