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Martin Dean EdwardsPassing: February 13, 2013


Chastain Funeral Home

Memorial Service

Saturday, February 23rd @ 1:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, February 23rd @ 12:00p.-1:00 pm


No Burial

MITCHELL – Martin Dean Edwards, 55, passed away at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at his residence. He was surrounded by family and friends.

Born March 8, 1957, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ernest Rice and Betty Lavon (Baldwin) Edwards. Martin married Marjorie Doreen Terry September 29, 1979.

He was employed as a mechanic and machinist at Woolston Automotive, served in the U. S. Army, and was a member of the Spice Valley Baptist Church.

 Surviving:      wife, Doreen Edwards, Mitchell
               children, Coyle Bradley Edwards, Paoli
                             Rachel Nicole Edwards, Mitchell
                 mother, Betty Edwards, Mitchell
       grandchildren, Madison Sue McCauley
                             Jaysen Blayne Edwards

He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Monte Dale Edwards; and sister, Debra Ann Crane.

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 23, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Leslie Hart officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

 The family will greet friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday.

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7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Heather Jessie Kealen Bennett | MitchellIndiana
    Date: February 25, 2013
    Doreen, Rachel, I'm so sorry for your loss . You are in my thoughts and prayers. Marty will be missed so much by all of us .I just heard and I'm in shock . Rachel I'm very sorry and if you need anything I'm here for you, about seven years ago I was in your shoes when I lost my father and I know how bad it hurts. W love you all. Take care .
  2. Guest: Rebecca Gaddis | Mitchell
    Date: February 24, 2013
    Doreen, I am so sorry for your loss! I just now saw where Marty passed away. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Becky Gaddis
  3. Guest: Angie (Edwards) Lloyd | Covington, IN
    Date: February 23, 2013
    Uncle Marty was always one of my favorite people. Even though I didn't get to see him as much in recent years, he always held a very special place in my heart. I like to think that he and dad are playing music together right now with Grandpa and Aunt Debbie listening along :) Love you all!
  4. Guest: Tonya Stroud | Bloomington
    Date: February 18, 2013
    My thoughts and prayers go out to Marty's Family. He was a great guy and he was always smiling. My uncle Don Atchison use to run with him back in the day. God Bless, Tonya Stroud
  5. Guest: Balinda Wagner | Emenince, Indiana
    Date: February 18, 2013
    Uncle Marty was such a wonderful man and always so much fun to be around. I will so miss when he and dad would get together to play their guitars. Love you guys.
  6. Guest: Eddie Hatfield | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: February 15, 2013
    Doreen and family, Really enjoyed the 70's &80's when we dragraced with Covey and the King Speed Shop days. Wish i had known and could of helped him build a dream car. God BLESS YOU, Eddie
  7. Guest: Ina Guinn | SpringHill, TN
    Date: February 15, 2013
    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Doreen, as well as your family. Im just so greatful that Marty was at peace and had you all beside him. If there is anything you need please let me know. Sending my love to you all, Ina