- March 14, 1936 - January 2, 2017
of Otis' Passing
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Otis E. Edwards, 80, of Bloomington died Monday, January 2, 2017 in I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born March 14, 1936 in Bloomington, Indiana to Winfred and Savannah (Nikirk) Edwards. He was a retired carpenter. On November 23, 1955 Otis married the former Linda Jo Bender and she survives.
Other survivors include three children, Jill (Bobby) Boruff of Bloomington, Marci (Mark) Johnson of Elkhart and Randy (Carma) Edwards of Bloomington; 8 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Edwards. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roger Edwards.
Otis graduated from Bloomington High School in 1954. He was a member of Family Life Worship Center. He served in the Indiana National Guard. He was baptized in Jesus name and filled with the Holy Spirit, speaking with tongues as a young man, and strove to serve Christ through his labor all the days of his life. Otis is the owner and operator of Edwards Construct Services. He built residential, religious and commercial buildings in Monroe County and the surrounding communities for most of his life, and those structures will serve families and businesses well into the future. He cared about his work.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Family Life Worship Center, 8449 N. Fox Hollow Rd, with Pastor Tracy Noel officiating; burial will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, January 4th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM also in the church.