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Gary Edwards

Gary Lee Edwards

Tuesday, September 17th, 1946 - Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Obituary

Gary L. Edwards, 74, of Scottsbluff, NE, was taken by our Heavenly Father to his final resting place after a peaceful passing in the morning of March 30, 2021. His memorial service will be held Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 1:30pm at the Berean Bible Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Scott Clark officiating. Masks are requested to attend the service. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. The family respectfully requests that memorials in Gary’s honor be made in care of his family to be designated at a later time. Online condolences may be made by viewing Gary’s memorial page at www.bridgmanfuneralhome.com.
Gary was born September 17, 1946 in Imperial, NE to parents John B. Edwards and Nola Soule. He graduated from Wauneta High School in 1964. After meeting the love of his life during high school, he and Peg Johnson married on June 11, 1965. To this union, three children were born: Julie, Joanne, and John. He worked a handful of jobs, including the McCook Gazette, before finding his place with the Sears Company. Gary spent 25 years as an Electronics Technician. Once that chapter of his life closed, he began his next career as an electrician for the Union Pacific Railroad for 17 years until his retirement. Gary, Peg, and their dog Freckles moved to Scottsbluff, NE to be closer to family and build lasting memories with their daughter, grandchildren, and great-grandson.
Gary was a man of few words but was never afraid to speak up for himself and his loved ones. He had a passion for math and there never was a problem or issue he wasn’t willing to tackle. Nothing brought him more joy than taking things apart and being able to put them back together again. Gary loved nothing more than to simply spend time with family and make the most of every day.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Joanne, and his son John.
Gary is survived by his wife of 55 years, Peg Edwards, his daughter Julie Miller (Marvin), his three grandchildren Keeley Ruff (Austin), Fiona (Andrew Tran), Corwin, his great-grandson Mason Ruff, and his siblings Linda and Bill Edwards.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 | 1:30pm
    When
    Saturday, April 10th, 2021 1:30pm
    Location
    Berean Bible Church
    Address
    1701 Avenue K
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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    Officiant
    Pastor Scott Clark

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Nancy Splichal

Posted at 06:43pm
Peg, I was so sad to hear of Gary's passing. Think of you alot. Many prayers and hugs to you and your family.Will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
RT

Rodney Thompson

Posted at 06:36pm
Peg and Julie

I am so sorry for your loss. Gary was always friendly and will be missed deeply. My prayers are with each of you in this time of sorrow.
LB

Lyle Barksdale

Posted at 11:19am
Peg
Byron and I are so very sorry that your treasured, much loved husband passed away. Gary was such a lovely man and I know will be very much missed by everyone that knew him. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers. We miss you in North Platte!
Lyle Barksdale
KM

Kellie L Morash

Posted at 07:03am
Peggy,
So sad to hear of Gary's passing. You and yours are in our prayers.

Deepest Sympathy,
Rodger & Kellie Morash
GD

glenda davis

Posted at 07:51pm
Peg, I am so very sorry for your loss. He was such a kind and gentle man. Glenda, rehab.
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