Phillip Gene Edwards

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Phillip Gene Edwards, age 76 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, in St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.

Mr. Edwards was a native of El Dorado, Illinois, and son of the late Horace Allen and Myrtle Helene Dillard Edwards. He served his country in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne. He was retired from Yellow Freight Truck Line and was of the Presbyterian faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Gene Stewart Edwards in 2014. He is survived by five daughters, Pamela Peach of Smyrna, Janet Jones of Mt. Juliet, Lisa Robertson of Lawrenceburg, Sharon Edwards of Murfreesboro, Carol Edwards of Smyrna, one sister, Phyllis Toner of Clarkston, Michigan, four grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. The family will be at London Funeral Home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.