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A US NAVY VETERAN, EUGENE EDWARDS, 87, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Eugene’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

SERVICES: A Celebration of Life for Eugene will be held at Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Rd., Roswell, New Mexico, on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 11:00 AM.

On August 2, 1932, Eugene was born to Charles W. Edwards and Clarice Evelyn Buchan in Seymour, Texas. He enlisted and served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956. Prior to retirement, Eugene worked as a pumper in the oilfield industry and was nicknamed “Yosemite Sam.” He was a member of Grace Community Church, and loved going to church and bible study. Eugene liked watching TV, especially sports, his favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoyed spending time outdoors working on the yard and being with his precious cat, Blackie.

Eugene loved to keep busy, spending many leisure hours fishing, camping, boating, and hunting. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, listening to country music, and dancing.

The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to all his close friends for their kindness and support.

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Flowers or contributions, food, or clothes donations may be made in Eugene’s honor to Grace Community Church.

SURVIVORS: Those left to celebrate Eugene’s life are his 1st spouse, Chere La Rue (Bergan) Edwards; children: Lorie (Edwards) Goldston, Eddie Edwards; stepson, Efrin Campos; grandchildren: Amber Klontz, Shawna Standard, Kristian, James, Jake, Cody, Dylan, Keegan, Jenna, Dakota, Goldston-Donovan, Gavin, Alila Edwards, Destiny Campos; great-grandchildren: Kaydence Klontz, Kenzie Klotz, Kailee Klontz; nephews: Joel Edward Buck, William Brooks; niece, Jo Lynn Greene; close friends: Steve and Lonna Smith; all church friends; neighbors: Patty, John and Brenda Dowell; and loving cat, Blackie.

PRECEDED: Preceding Eugene in death was his wife, Maria de La Luz (Campos) Edwards; stepdaughter, Jacqueline Campos; parents, Charles W. and Clarice Evelyn Buchan Edwards; and sister, Joanne (Edwards) Buck.

Psalm 23
King James Version (KJV) 

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

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