Louie Edwards, Jr. Obituary

Louie  Edwards, Jr.
Louie Edwards, Jr.

February 18, 1934 - November 21, 2020
Born in Sioux City
Resided in Des Moines, IA


L.H. “Jim” Edwards Jr., 86 passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Valley View Village in Des Moines, IA. He was born February 18, 1934, to L.H. Edwards Sr. and Helen Edwards in Sioux City, IA. He moved to Des Moines, IA in 1943, and met Marjorie in the 4th grade. He was a 1952 graduate of Des Moines East High School. He married Marjorie, August 8, 1954. Jim served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from Northwestern Bell Phone Company in 1986 and also worked at Willis Auto for several years before finally retiring. Jim especially loved spending time with family and friends at the family cabin in Minnesota. He loved fishing and golfing with his buddies and he was also an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

Jim is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marjorie, sons Kevin (Brenda) Edwards, Ryan (Tammy) Edwards, grandson Zach Edwards and brother Bill (Chan) Edwards of Green Valley, AZ, a sister & brother-in-law, Lois (Gary) Thompson of Garden City, IA. He is preceded in death by his parents L.H. & Helen Edwards.

Per his wishes, there will be no funeral services. Online condolences can be made with Iles Funeral Home at Grandview Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley View Village in memory of L.H. Edwards Jr.




Funeral Home
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317