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“Lifting up your family in prayer, and missing our sweet, smiling, fun Mr. Bill. Thank you for sharing him with us and our 4H family. His legacy...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Michelle Westbrook - Butler, GA

“Bill was indeed a very genuine and sincere person. A great personality and very dedicated to Georgia 4-H and worked with great passion to make good...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Lindy Copelan - Greensboro, GA

“Words cannot adequately describe what a loving, charismatic, genuine man Bill was. He achieved a great thing....to be remembered fondly and with...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Terria Catherman - Charlotte, NC

“My deepest sympathy to the family. I have many fond memories of working with Bill in the 4-H Office during the 80's. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Jeanie Thames - Macon

“Rest in peace. You are now home with Shorty and your Heavenly Father. Ed Day ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Edward Day - Jefferson, MD

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Bill did so much for Georgia 4-H, and impacted more lives than you all will ever know. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Georgia 4-H Foundation - Athens, GA

“Me. Bill was a shining light on the lives of so many! His legacy lives on, not just through Clovers & Co., but in all of us who were honored to know...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Kurtz - Athens, GA

“Mr. Bill leaves a wonderful legacy and he touched so many lives. When I think of him, I will always remember his smile and how he would light up a...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Deborah Thomason - Westminster, SC

“Bill & I met in 1981. We both worked at UGA, both grew up in the Washington, D.C. & Baltimore area, and both worked in recreation & parks. We...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Dan Hope - Athens, GA


10 of 20 | Posted by: Penny Vaughn - Washington, GA

“Do not mourn or weep. Take comfort in knowing that to those who have died, to God are as good as alive. A good name is better than good oil and the...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking of Pat and the boys. Sending our love and deep deep sympathy. We have such fond memories of Bill. He was always so much fun. I am...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Day - Jefferson, MD

“Everyone that knew Bill, loved him. No one will ever be able to fill his shoes. Rest in peace Bill. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry Williamson - Griffin, GA

“So sorry for your loss! He will be missed! ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Debra Cox - Pelham

“Mr. Bill was a very special man who influenced the lives of so many 4-H'ers. Thank you Mr. Bill, you will be missed. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Marcia Barrett - Allen - GA

“Bill was a great one. I enjoyed the opportunity to work with him on regional and national 4-H activities. My condolences to his family and many...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: John Rutledge - GAINESVILLE, FL

“Bill left a legacy of love and laughter and song that will live on in the many lives he touched through Georgia 4-H. Sending love and prayers to Pat...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Millard and Mary Frances Daniel - GA

“I loved Mr Bill with all my heart. He was an innovator and I was so fortunate to know him and work with him, too. Always ready with a joke, a game...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl Varnadoe - Ila, GA

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes West Chapel - GA

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes East Chapel - GA


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William was born on August 24, 1938 and passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

William was a resident of Athens, Georgia at the time of his passing.

He was married to Patricia.

Following a private burial there will be a celebration of 'Mr. Bill's' life at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 29th at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church, 1609 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Bill Edwards to the Georgia 4-H Foundation, 306 Hoke Smith Annex, Athens, Ga 30602. Service Information

When Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, 1:00pm
LocationMilledge Avenue Baptist Church
Address 1690 S Milledge Avenue
Athens, GA
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