James Richard "Jimbo" Edwards

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 1964
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

WOOSTER – James Richard “Jimbo” Edwards, 57, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.

He was born June 3, 1964 in Barberton the son of Thurlin and Kathy Burke Edwards.

He had worked in the cafeteria at the College of Wooster. Jimbo enjoyed golfing, bowling and camping at Town and Country in West Salem.  He was a former member of the Barberton Moose.

Surviving are his daughters Elizabeth, Ashley and Kacie; a grandson Onix; siblings Brenda (Gary) Phelps of Barberton, Randy (Kim) Harvey of Troy, Kenny (Shelley) Edwards of Doylestown, Carol (Dan) Wilson of Barberton and Nancy (Tim) Matheny of Barberton; many nieces and nephews and his best friend Ron Howiler of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per Jimbo’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 2-6:00 p.m. at the Barbereton Moose Lodge, 250 31st. NW, Barberton, OH.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Pathway House, 245 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Pathway House, 245 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691


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I am so sorry my friends. Prayers for peace and comfort. Love you.

Bo you were like a brother , we grew up together with so many great memories its amazing. My Deepest condolences to all my sisters and brothers, Harv, Gary, Carol, Dan , Kenny, Randy, and my BF of a lifetime Nancy, when i read the post i just wanted t
O come to you and cry and be with you. Gone to soon R. I. P bro

May you rest in peace, Jimbo. My son Ron will surely miss you!

Rest in peace Jimbo! You always left a smile on our faces! Ourthoughts and prayers to all! RIP Jimbo!

RIP brother you always made me smile.thoughts and prayers

Jim, I'm glad that you aren't suffering any longer but when you left you took a huge part of everyone's heart with you. You were an incredible friend and I'm going to miss you more than you know. I love you and look forward to seeing you again.

Brenda & Family, I'm only hearing of this now. Please accept my most sincere sympathies and know my prayers are with you.
May the wonderful memories James provided all of you through his years I hope bring comfort in all of your tomorrows.

Just read this and wanted to say how sorry I am. Condolences for the family

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