Clarence Dale Edwards

Born: Sun., Aug. 8, 1943
Died: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home

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Columbus Grove, Ohio

C. Dale Edwards, age 76, died Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Bridge Hospice, Findlay.    He was born in Vaughnsville, August 8, 1943 to Spencer and Mary Esther (Reynolds) Edwards.  They both preceded him in death.

On February 22, 1964, he married Jane Barto and she survives in Columbus Grove.

Dale is survived by his four children:  Tracine (Paul Woodruff) Stechschulte, Tamara (Larry) Schroeder, Bart (Debra) Edwards and Leah (Bruce) Clevenger; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one brother: Reynold (Sondra) Edwards; and two sisters: Della Archer and Patricia Helms.

He was preceded in death by son in-law: Wayne Stechschulte; two brothers:  Robert Edwards and Keith (Virginia) Edwards; four sisters: Donna Edwards, Janet Lea Edwards, Doris Edwards and Mary Lou (William) Tavener and two brothers in-law:  Gene Helms and Roger Archer.

Dale attended Vaughnsville High School.  He was a commercial truck driver for 59 years.  He drove many different aspects of trucking from livestock to car parts and retired from Nickles Bakery.  

He loved to garden and maintaining his "Poseys."  He collected matchbox semi trucks. He loved solving world problems with his coffee buddies in Columbus Grove.  You could always find him on the porch with a wave and smile.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Blanchard Valley Hospital and Bridge Hospice.

Services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.  Pastor Gary Ginter will officiate.

Friends may call 2:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, November 18, 2019, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home.  The family is requesting casual attire for visitation and the funeral service...western snap shirts and boots are welcome!

Memorial contributions may be made to Blanchard Valley Bridge Hospice, 15100 Birchhaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840 or to the charity of your choice.

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Nan Shafer
   Posted Fri November 15, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss, Jane and all the family.
Could always count on Dale for a laugh. I'm sure he is sharing stories
With Dick and Nan, and I can almost here the laughter from above.
Prayers for all of you.

Beth Diller
   Posted Sat November 16, 2019
tracy - so so sorry to hear this. such a nice man you all have my prayers

Dan Tavenner
   Posted Sat November 16, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Edwards family during this difficult time.

Kaylynn Shoemaker
   Posted Sat November 16, 2019
May Dale Rest In Peace. We did do some trucken together. Dennie and I send our warmest thoughts to the family

Patrick Layman
   Posted Sun November 17, 2019


Out thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow

Kimberly Bixel Creely
   Posted Sun November 17, 2019
So sorry to hear about Dale, you all have our sympathy. He was a nice guy!
Kimberly Bixel Creely and family

DeWayne & Janet Pepper
   Posted Sun November 17, 2019
Jane, We are very sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. You and your family have our deepest sympathy and prayers.

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