JOHNNY DALE EDWARDS, 59, of Villa Grove, IL passed away at 1:15 P.M. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at his residence.
Graveside service was held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the Hugo Cemetery. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Johnny was born on October 22, 1957 in Tuscola, IL. He was a son of Dean Eugene and Alma Faye (Waggle) Edwards.
He is survived by three children, Dawn Marie Edwards-Laws and her husband Josh of Terre Haute, IN, Dustin Allen Edwards and his wife Rebecca of Villa Grove, IL and John Galen Edwards of Charleston, IL, five grandchildren, his father, Dean Eugene Edwards of Arcola, IL, two brothers, Jimmy Dean Edwards of Mattoon, IL and Alfred Lawrence “Bud” Edwards and his wife Donna of Cerro Gordo, IL and one sister, Edith Faye “Edie” Weber of Cincinnati, OH.
He was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents, and one sister, Patricia Lynn Dailey.
Johnny served in the Army National Guard for nine years.
He had worked at Caterpillar in Champaign for 13 years as a forklift driver.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, collecting dragons, and he had dressed up as Santa Clause for several years.