Gary Edwards, 65, died Sunday, Sept. 6 in Dallas. Mr. Edwards was born Aug. 26, 1955 to John Wesley Edwards and Ocie Lee Edwards.
Mr. Edwards graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1974. He went on to attend East Texas State University where he received a bachelor’s in business marketing. After graduating from ETSU, he moved to Dallas where he worked for Frito Lay, Inc. for 35 years. At a young age, he joined Sunset Baptist Church and as an adult he was a member of Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas.
He is survived by mother Ocie Lee Edwards; siblings Patricia Hodge and Edna Rembert of Dallas, Caron Edwards and Ronnie Edwards of Mount Pleasant, Linda Brown of Seattle, Wash., and Sarah Thomas of Conroe.
He is preceded in death by his father, John Wesley Edwards; brother, John Wesley Edwards, Jr.; sister, Barbara Harper; and nephew, Charles Wesley Edwards.
Graveside services and interment will be held Monday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. at Piney Cemetery with Rev. Kirt Roberts officiating under the direction of Golden Gate Funeral.