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.