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Sherie Edwards


From:
Tennessee, USA
Post Posted 30 Dec 2016 1:57 pm     Reply with quote

My dad, George Edwards, passed away yesterday afternoon after a brief illness. He loved playing steel guitar almost as much as he loved his family, and his steel guitar friends all over the world were a big part of his life. I can close my eyes and see him in Heaven, sitting in on one heck of a jam session with his friends, smiling as he plays. The visitation and service will be held Tuesday, January 3, with visitation from 11-1 and the service from 1-2 at Hendersonville Memorial Gardens. Thank you to his friends who were so good to call him and check in on him since his stroke 16 years ago.
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Chris Templeton


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The Green Mountain State
Post Posted 30 Dec 2016 4:43 pm     Reply with quote

Sherie, my best to you during this mourning period.
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Tim Sergent


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Hendersonville, TN, USA
Post Posted 1 Jan 2017 1:44 pm     Reply with quote

Sherie,
Your dad was one of my favorite people in the world. Wish I would've visited more often. I have several voicemails saved on my phone from him. He usually just wanted me to come over and have coffee. I'll sure miss him.
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Doug Beaumier


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Northampton, MA
Post Posted 1 Jan 2017 2:37 pm     Reply with quote

Sherie, my condolences on the loss of your dad. I met George back around 1982 when he played with Kitty Wells here in western Mass. After the show I got to talk "steel guitar" with him for quite a while backstage. He was very friendly and patient with this young, inquisitive steel guitarist! That memory has stayed with me to this day.
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