Frederic B. Edwards
Dec. 17, 1951 - Dec. 14, 2018
At the convenience
of the family
may be made to:
Cuba Little League
Cuba Youth Football
|Frederic B. Edwards
Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Brother
Frederic B. Edwards, 66, of 27 Orchard Street, Cuba, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at Cuba Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.|
Born on December 17, 1951, in Cuba, he was a son of Gerald R. and Dora M. Travis Edwards. On June 2, 1972, in Cuba, he married the former Elizabeth L. "Betty" Sprague who survives.
|Fred was a 1970 graduate of Cuba Central School and later graduated from Lock Haven University with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education.
For several years he taught physical education in Elizabethtown Pennsylvania. He later worked for Roadway Express in Hagerstown Maryland. Returning to Cuba in 1983, he began working as the trucking, shipping, and warehouse manager for Farnsworth Cookies. He then was employed by Tim Resch at Crown-Y Recycling in Cuba retiring in 2012.
He was active in the Cuba Youth Football and Cuba Little League as a coach for many years. Fred enjoyed playing the guitar.
In addition to his wife, Betty he is survived by three sons, Scott (Kelsey) Edwards of Jamestown, NY, Derek (Anita) Edwards of Clarksville, TN and Neil (Elizabeth Perez Gonzalez) Edwards of West Valley, NY; his granddaughter, Grace Edwards; two sisters, Janice (Ronald) Dennis of Clarksville, NY and Betty (Marvin III) Gridley of Muncie, Indiana;
his father and mother in law, Peter and Mary Lou Sprague of Waverly, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother Francis Edwards in 1985 and a sister Jeanne Winchell in 2017.
Graveside services will be held in Cuba Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the Cuba Little League or Cuba Youth Football.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.