November 6, 2016
Born in Palenville
Resided in Palenville, NY
A native and lifelong resident of Palenville, Fred was the son of the late Frederick A. Edwards and Maude Craft Edwards. He owned and operated Honest Fred and Sons Trucking in Palenville and later drove truck for Longyear's Express for over 30 years. He belonged to Teamster's Local 294, Albany.
Father of Carol Doud of Rochester, Frederick Edwards III (Michelle) of Palenville, Richard Edwards of Saugerties, Gail Edwards of Saugerties, Eugene R. Edwards (Carmela) of Palenville and Elizabeth Edwards – Chewens (Richard) of Catskill; brother of Marilyn Pavlovich of Saugerties, Marvin Edwards of N.C. , Douglas Edwards of Saugerties and the late Eleanor McDowell and Harold Edwards. He was predeceased by two wives, Rose VanAken and Rochelle Edwards. Fifteen grandchildren, thirty five great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, November 12th at 10:00 a.m. by Rev. Steve Valk.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.