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Charles "Bob" Edwards, Sr.
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon For a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187

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“Joyce, What a truly amazing person Bob was and I am so happy to remember him in his grouchy and happy times. I truly feel blessed that he walked...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Penny Lushkevich - Warnerville, NY

“I will miss you cus. We had a lot of memories when we were young. At grandmas, family picnics ,and the great times we had at the farm in Spring...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Rolland Junie Van Wart - Sanford, NC

“U. Bob, I know we weren't as close as we used to be but time easily gets away and I never stopped loving you. Especially near the end, we had didn't...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Cheryl Dupee - Middletown, NY

“My sincere condolences. I will miss him and remember him always. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Richard Thayer - middleburgh, NY

“Sorry to hear Bob passed away,he was a very good friend and a great Police Officer ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Frank Rechtorovic - Lehigh Acres, FL

“I am sorry to here of your loss. It's very difficult to lose any family member, but when it's one this close it seems to be harder. If there is any...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Janet Meyer - Schoharie, NY

“A friend is gone and I will miss him,He was 1 of my bestmen.(Joyce knows what I mean)He was a good guy all the time and we had some great times...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: George O'Hara - Benson, NC

“To my big brother, words can't express my sadness. To say you were a pain in the a** is putting it mild but you were a good one ,You were always...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Ronald Schupner - Shenandoah, VA

“Joyce, words cannot express my sorrow at hearing of Bob's passing. He was a unique person. Always enjoyed his visits. He will be greatly missed....Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Vicki Cooper - Cobleskill, NY

“There isn't a book big enough for all the memories that Bob's family and friends have of him.He was one of a kind who loved and lived for his family...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Diane wancho - Middletown, NY

“Dear Chuck and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family during this time. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Aichele

“Dear Robin and family, I was so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your beloved dad. Please accept my deepest sympathy. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Manning


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West Fulton- Charles "Bob" W. Edwards, Sr., 75, of West Fulton Rd., died unexpectedly on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Albany Medical Center.

Born October 31, 1938 in Nyack, he was the son of the late Lillian Edwards. Bob was raised and educated in Nyack and then joined the United States Army. He proudly served his country from 1957 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1960.

Following his military career he became a police officer with the Nyack Police Department. Bob was a member of the Sparkill Veterans of Foreign War and the Empire Hose #1 of Piermont. Upon his retirement in 1981, he moved to West Fulton.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.

Bob was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Shcupner and a great-grandson, Nicholas Edwards-Brisky

Survivors include his wife: Joyce (Hardy) Edwards; three children: Chuck (Diane) Edwards, Jr. of Unionville, Robin (Mahlon) Houston of West Fulton, and Stacey (Robert) Bendig of Middletown; six siblings: Edward J. (Linda) Schupner of Montgomery, Lawrence (Judith) Schupner of Goshen, Kenneth (Linda) Schupner of Westtown, Diane (Joseph) Wancho of Middletown, John (Jodi) Schupner of Congress, and Ronald (Ann) Schupner of Shenandoah, VA; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh where visitation will be held from 2 to 4 PM and 6 PM until the time of the service. Cremation will follow the service at Vale Crematory. Officiating will be Rev. Carol Coltrain of the Huntersland United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marathon for a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187 or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PL, Memphis, TN 38105.