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Jeffrey Lynn Edwards

Jeffrey Lynn Edwards, of Belleview, Fla., passed away peacefully at home early Saturday morning, March 16, 2013, after an extended illness.

He was born in Tampa, Fla., on Dec. 7, 1947, to the late Warren and Jean Claire Edwards.

Survivors include his wife, Diane; daughters, Amy, Angela and Amber; stepsons, Eric, Vince and C.J.; many grandchildren; brother, Howard Edwards of Casselberry, Fla.; and first wife, Beverly Downing Edwards, formerly of Bellefontaine.

The Edwards family moved to the Indian Lake area in 1953, where Jeff resided until 1969. He graduated from Indian Lake High School in 1965, attended Urbana College and was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam.

Members of the Indian Lake High School’s Class of ’65 are saddened by his passing, and many have very fond memories of Jeff’s young years “at the lake.”

Visitation is at 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. in the Clubhouse at Tropicana Village, 4744 SE 132nd Place, Belleview, Fla.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 SW 34th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474, (352) 873-7400. A printable contribution form and online contribution information are available at

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