John E. Edwards, age 62, of Somerset, Kentucky, formerly of Toledo, Ohio, departed this life on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at his residence.

John was born on May 3, 1953, in Toledo, the son of the late Charles and Jacqueline Fleming Edwards.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and enjoyed deer hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Means Edwards; his son, Eddie Edwards, of Jacksonville, Florida; his daughter, Desiree (Josh) Tufts, of Gainesville, Florida; his brothers, George, Charlie, Tony and David Edwards, all of Toledo; his sister, Sherry Dickerson, also of Toledo; four step-children, Jason (Nicole) Means, of Toledo, Heather Felton, of Kokomo, Indiana; Brandy Zeider, of Royal Center, Indiana, and James McGuire, of Logansport, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service in John’s honor will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel, with a gathering of family and friends to begin at 5:00 p.m. Bro. Joey Simmons will officiate the memorial service.

You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.southernoaksfuneralservice.com

Southern Oaks Funeral Home in Somerset, KY is entrusted with the arrangements for John E. Edwards.