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Donald R. Edwards, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019. He was born on March 23, 1928, to Chester and Lillian Lorean ( Elliott) Edwards in Bloomington, Indiana. His parents, in-laws Charles and Lulu Bentley, beloved wife Ruth, his daughter, Julie Baker, and son-in-law Jim Bringman, preceded him in death.
Don served in the Army from 1946-1948 as a Military Policeman and Firefighter attaining the rank of Private First Class prior to his honorable discharge. He was a graduate of North Side High School and attended college at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Don was career Firefighter for the City of Fort Wayne retiring in 1981 as a Captain. He also worked for E. V. Harman and Son. Many homes and businesses still stand today with custom cabinets and rooms built by Don. He was trained by his father, Chester, who was also a skilled finishing carpenter. In his later years, he met Lucio and started to work for Peg Perego Company. The Peregos became like family to him, and he worked in some capacity for Lucio and Anna until his late 80's.
He is survived by seven children, Laura Bringman, Doug (Stana) Edwards, Lisa Edwards, Mindy (Mark) Thoma, Charlie ( Kim) Edwards, Brian ( Deb) Edwards, Susan (Jeff) Brooks, and son-in-law Phil Baker, as well as 22 grandchildren, and 12 great- grandchildren. He is also is survived by his sister Phyllis Flanagan and sister-in-law Lucille Gilliom, along with many nieces and nephews.
Don's family would like to especially thank Deb, who was his main caregiver, and Carole and Michelle of Comfort Keepers . The ladies took great care of our dad over the last two years. We also want to thank Eric, Brittany, Alex, and the staff at North Woods Village.
A private family service will be held in his memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum, 226 W Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.dignitymemorial.com/legacy for the EDWARDS family.