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Obituary for Bobby Edwards

BOKOSHE – Bobby Dale Edwards, 68, of Bokoshe, was born April 19, 1953 in Blocker to Jake and Della (Wiles) Edwards and passed away May 19, 2021 in Hodgen.

Graveside service is 11 a.m. Monday at the Old Bokoshe Cemetery with Rev. Lynn Bullard officiating. Burial will follow, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Bobby was a longtime resident of the area, a graduate of Bokoshe High School, and a member of the Bokoshe Assembly of God Church. He was a retired assembly line worker for Whirlpool. Bobby enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports and spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Surviving family members are two daughters Lori Molholt and husband Raymond of Hodgen, and Windy Yates of Sallisaw; one son, Bobby Edwards Jr. of Bokoshe; three sisters Wanda Edwards of Texas, Anna Tackett of Milton, and Joy Wilhite and husband Elmer of Jenny Lind, Arkansas; one brother, J.C. Edwards, of North Carolina; seven grandchildren Josh Yates, Tyler Baker, Michael Baker, Bethany May, Zack Johnson, Bradley Edwards and Wesley Edwards; nine great-grandchildren Jayden Yates, Issac Yates, Ricky Yates, Brayden Fields, Meyah Fields, Haven Baker, Brooklen Baker, Leo May and Clinton May; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and numerous other relatives and a host of many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jasper Edwards and Robert (Howe) Edwards; and a brother-n-law, Bill Tackett.

Pallbearers are Dennis Price, Mark Hatcher, Tyler Baker, Michael Baker, Ethan May and Raymond Molholt.

Viewing is from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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