Patricia I. Edwards

Patricia I. Edwards, 83, of Zanesfield, passed away at 2:52 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at her residence.

She was born in Zanesfield on March 23, 1934, to the late Delbert and Margaret Eddy Herd. On April 27, 1963, she married Ernest William “Bill” Edwards and he preceded her in death Aug. 29, 2006. Patricia was also preceded in death by two siblings, Martha Jean Thomas and Charles Herd.

She is survived by her children, Debra (Richard) Mason and Dwight (Vickie Metzler) Jackson, both of Zanesfield; stepson, Ernest W. Edwards Jr. of Bellefontaine; three grandchildren, Camden (Amy) Winters of Cable, Brandi (Nick) Anderson of Catawba and Michael Mason of Dublin; six great-grandchildren, Grace, Reagan and Reese Winters and Kalli, Piper and Andi Anderson; siblings, Dwight Herd of Wilmington, Del., Maxine Wirick of Howard City, Mich., Rosemarie Shape, Jaunita Ely and Janet Watkins, all of Bellefontaine, Ruthanne Thallman of Richwood and Connie Curtis of Lakeview.

Patricia was a graduate of Zanesfield-Monroe High School. She retired from DAB, where she was a line worker for many years. Patricia enjoyed collecting antiques and attending auctions.

Patricia’s wishes were to be cremated and a graveside will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.