Horace D. Edwards, 95, of Geneseo died on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Marigold Health Care, Galesburg. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, 225 E. Park St. Geneseo. Rev. Melva Graham-England will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo with military rites by Geneseo VFW. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Geneseo VFW or Geneseo Moose Lodge.
Horace was born December 16, 1919 in Hanna Township, Henry County, IL the son of Dave B. and Harriet M. (Wildman) Edwards. He was educated in Geneseo area schools. He married Vera Obrecht on Feb. 14, 1942 in Kahoka, Mo. She survives. Horace had served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. He had worked at International Harvester until retiring in 1982. Horace had also been a part owner in Edwards Ready Mix and Edwards Corn Shelling Service, in Geneseo. Memberships had included the Geneseo Moose Lodge and American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Vera; grandsons, Kirk and Chris Hulslander; several great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Horace was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cheryl Olson; granddaughter, Connie Johnston; and brothers, Dale, John, Charles, and Arlan Edwards.
Condolences may be expressed by visiting Horace’s obituary at www.stackhousemoore.com
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