Born Nov. 4, 1919, in Keiser, Ark., son of the late William Jackson and Vera May Cargel Edwards, he was a U.S. Army veteran.
He married Mittie May Boswell, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara McCarn and husband, Billy, of Broken Arrow; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Scott and David Anthony McCarn, both of Broken Arrow and four great-grandchildren, Anthony Clayton, Dalton Reed, Travis Cole and Logan McCarn, all of Broken Arrow.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Mississippi County Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Osceola, Ark. with the Rev. Jay Weaver officiating.
McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.