Bobby Joe

Bobby Joe Edwards, 83, of Newman, passed away Friday, July 26, at his residence.

Mr. Edwards was born in Rosebud, Ark. He lived in Newman for 20 years. He was a stationary steam engineer for 30 years.

Mr. Edwards was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Linea Edwards of Newman; two sons, Robert S. Edwards (Stacey) of New Hampshire and Scott D. Edwards (Nicholette) of Los Banos; two daughters, Amanda Edwards of Newman and Diame M. Rocca (Michael Smith) of New Hampshire; two brothers, Jimmy D. Edwards and Robert D. Edwards; two sisters, Mary Reeves and Zelda Martinez; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Hillview Funeral Chapel, Newman, followed by a funeral service. Interment will follow in San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella.