Robert Gerald Edwards
1944 - 2022
BORN
1944
DIED
2022
FUNERAL HOME
Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
440 S. Alexander
Port Allen, LA
Robert "Bobby" Gerald Edwards, 77, of Addis, LA passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022. He was born on August 31, 1944, in New Orleans, LA. He graduated from South Houston High School. Bobby was married to Suzanne Firmin Edwards for 51 years. He worked as a project planner & scheduler for multiple petrochemical facilities. He had a love of the Lord and spent several years as a BiVocational Pastor in Kinder, Oakdale, and Westlake, Louisiana. Anyone who knew Bobby knew he was a diehard LSU fan. He loved cheering on the Tigers. He also enjoyed music and playing the guitar and the piano. He had a wonderful talent to play music by ear and always said he never learned to read music. Bobby was also an animal lover. He had multiple pets throughout his life that he doted on including the last two he is survived by, Roscoe and Ramie. Bobby also loved to travel. After his final retirement, he and Suzanne traveled the world including 44 countries. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Cindy Edwards Lott; brothers, Troy L. Edwards and Milton Carlaine Edwards; and his parents, George and Anna Edwards. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Edwards; his son, Timothy G. Edwards (Cari); and grandchildren, Lauryn A. David, Blake A. David (Melissa), Dylan C. Knighton, Dean P. Edwards, and Sophia M. Edwards; and three great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Mikee, and Colton. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Church at Addis 6781 LA-1, Addis, LA 70710. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm until services at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Church At Addis 6781 LA-1 Addis, LA 70710; 225-749-3756 or online at https://addis.churchcenter.com/giving or Catholic Counseling Services of New Orleans at 2814 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118; 504-861-6245 or online at https://checkout.square.site/merchant/JSYKV712HCABN/checkout/DIWKRDCTIQWRKFAL73U T2NMC. Please share memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.



Published by The Advocate from Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, 2022.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
15
Visitation
1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
Church at Addis
6781 LA 1, Addis, LA
Jan
15
Visitation
1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
Church at Addis .
6781 LA-1, Addis, LA
Jan
15
Memorial service
2:00p.m.
Church At Addis
6781 LA-1, Addis, LA
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Wilbert Service, Inc - Port Allen
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The entire staff at Wilbert Funeral Service expresses our sincere condolences. May your heart soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times spent together as you celebrate a life well lived!
The Staff of Wilbert Funeral Home
January 12, 2022
The entire staff at Wilbert Funeral Service expresses our sincere condolences. May your heart soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times spent together as you celebrate a life well lived!
The Staff of Wilbert Funeral Home
January 12, 2022
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