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James J. Edwards
November 21, 1966 ~ June 12, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old
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James J. Edwards, 56, of Saxonburg passed away on June 12, 2023 at the Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born November 21, 1966 in Butler, he was the son of Donald Edwards and Theresa Wixon Edwards.
James was a 1985 graduate of Knoch High School He worked as a sales representative for Traco and Beacon Roofing Supply. Jim was a Knoch boys and girls basketball coach for over 32 years, where he was a mentor to countless kids in the community. He enjoyed hunting with his son, Tyler and watching his daughter, Kayla graduate college. He loved camping and spending time with his family.
Surviving are his loving wife, Nicole Housekeeper Edwards who he married May 6, 1995, his children Kayla Edwards of Pittsburgh and Tyler Edwards of Saxonburg, his parents in law, Danny and Janet Housekeeper of Butler, sister in law, Dana and her husband Jeff Mullen and their children, Chase and Codi of Saxonburg, his mother, Theresa Edwards of Cabot, his siblings, David and his wife Donna and their children, David (Jen) Edwards Jr. and their kids David III and Rorey Edwards of Worthington, Mark and his son Mark Edwards Jr and his wife Angie and their children Declyn and Rylin Edwards of Cabot, and Bruce and his wife Karen Edwards of Ellwood City, his lifelong friend and “brother” Daniel and his wife Karen Robb and their children, Dominic (Megan) and their son Jalen, Samantha (Chandler) Robb and Reagan Robb of Cranberry Twp., and many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Donald Edwards, his long time step father, Albert Geibel and a nephew, Donny Edwards.
Friends will be received on Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc., 410 W. Main, Street, Saxonburg.
Services will follow at 7:30 pm with Pastor Dave Roddy officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Knoch Basketball Boosters, 246 Winfield Road, Sarver, PA 16055.