Roy Edwards, Jr., age 92 of Oak Grove died January 1, 2021 at The Villa Care Center in Osseo. There will be a gathering 4 – 7 P.M. on Wednesday, January 6th at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. Masks are required. Memorials are suggested to the St. Francis American Legion.
Roy Edwards, Jr. was born April 24, 1928 in Atchison, Kansas to Roy and Edwine Edwards. He lived his early years in Kansas. Roy served in the Army and the Coast Guard and was a World War II and Korean War vet. He was the oldest member of the St. Francis American Legion. Roy resided in Oak Grove for the last 30 years until needing care assistance for the last two months at the Villa in Osseo. He was employed by Hoffman in Anoka for several years. Roy was a very talented musician who also taught. He was in a band for many years and won an Aquatennial award for his talent. He was a kind, generous, comedic soul. He loved good company, his coffee and mashed potatoes.
Roy died January 1, 2021 at the Villa in Osseo at the age of 92. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an 18 month old son, Roy Edwards, III, and by 1 brother, Donald. He is survived by his son, Paul of Minneapolis; brother, Jesse of Colorado; and many other relatives and friends.