David Michael


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David Michael Edwards

Sep 29 1944 - May 01 2008

David Michael Edwards, age 63, of Melissa, Texas, passed away May 1, 2008, in McKinney, Texas. David was born September 29, 1944 in Ogden, Utah to Jack and Hazel (Engelke) Edwards. He graduated from Ogden High School, class of 1963. He attended Weber State College, Ogden, Utah. He was a graduate of Utah State University in Logan, Utah with a degree in manufacturing engineering. He married Mary Kathryn Smith on August 30, 1968 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. David retired in 2005 from Quaker Oats where he was a manufacturing engineer for twenty-eight years. David was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served as bishop, high councilor, teacher, family history consultant, and scout leader. He enjoyed golf, genealogy, college sports, and was an avid outdoorsman. David, most importantly, loved each of his children and grandchildren dearly. He is survived by his mother, Hazel Edwards of Ogden, Utah; beloved wife, Mary of Melissa, Texas; children, James Edwards (Cinda) of Platte City, Missouri; Wade Edwards (Megumi) of Edgewater, New Jersey; Carla Shields (Gregory) of McKinney, Texas; Glenn Edwards (Natalie) of Huntington Station, Long Island, New York; Jason Edwards (Mindy) of Tremonton, Utah; and Barbara Smith (Benjamin) of West Jordan, Utah; grandchildren, Ashley and Jackson Edwards, Emma, Lindsay, and Nicholas Shields, Angela and Abigail Edwards, Jarom and Michael Edwards. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Edwards. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, May 5, 2008, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2801 W. Eldorado Parkway, McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Interment will be held at 11:30 AM, Ogden City Cemetery in Ogden, Utah on Saturday, May 10, 2008 with a visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Lindquist Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Utah. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P. O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA, 01202, The American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718 or UNICEF, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY, 10038.
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