Mr. Anthony Glenn “Tony” Edwards, age 66, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on May 8, 1954 in Owen County, Kentucky. He was the loving son of the late Arthur “Glenn” and Mary Elizabeth (Clarke) Edwards. He was raised in Kentucky and later moved to Switzerland County where he attended the Switzerland County High School. Tony was inducted into the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. Tony was honorably discharged with the rank of Private. Tony was united in marriage to Diana Lynn Baatz on January 27, 2003 in Warsaw, Kentucky. Tony and Diana shared over 17 years of marriage together until his death. He enjoyed farming and raising tobacco and was a self-employed concrete worker in his early years of life. Tony was a former iron worker, journeyman and foreman for Local 44 in Cincinnati, Ohio for several years. He was a member of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396. Tony enjoyed gardening and will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends. Tony passed away at 3:45 p.m., Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tony will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Diana Lynn (Baatz) Edwards of Florence, IN; his daughters, Tonya Lynn Edwards of Carrollton, KY, Pamela Sue Tatman and her husband, Jerry of Kent, IN, Cathy Jo Edwards of Carrollton, KY, Mary Elizabeth Bruns and her husband, Matt of Bennington, IN and Tiffany Renee Majors and her husband, Thomas of Vevay, IN; his grandchildren, Brittany, Anthony, Lacey, Courtney, Layla, Jadelyn, Rilynn, Jaden, Thomas, Maleah and Aubree; his 6-great-grandchildren; his brothers, Harold Edwards of Fairview, Indiana, Marvin Edwards of Fairview, Indiana and Herbert Edwards and his wife, Barbara of Dillsboro, IN; his sisters-in-law, Kay Edwards-Hansen of Aberdeen, IN and June Edwards of East Enterprise, IN and his several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur “Glenn” Edwards, died October 13, 2011 and Mary Elizabeth (Clarke) Edwards, died March 2, 1986; his step-mother, Ruby (Elston) McMackin, died October 31, 2015; his infant sister, Faye Edwards and his brothers, Ronald C. “Ron” and Bobby Edwards.
(COVID-19 Restrictions Apply) Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
(COVID-19 Restrictions Apply) Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., by Pastor Matt Bruns at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana
Memorial contributions may be made to the Long Run Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com