Jack Marcus Edwards passed away at his home in Yerington, Nevada on Wednesday morning, July 28, 2010 after a one and half year battle with Pancreatic Cancer. He was 62.
Jack was born in Portland, Oregon on March 3, 1948 the son of Ralph and Edith Jensen Edwards. He has lived in Yerington for the past 30 years and had worked for Lyon County Road Department for over 20 years. He loved working in the yard and loved his grandchildren, taking them on hikes or working with them in his yard or hauling rocks. He always set out to teach them something. Jack was a loving husband and father and he gave his life to the Lord in 2000.
Jack was a good man, he was called 'Happy Jack' by those who knew him, and was always friendly to everyone. He was a wonderful husband having lots of wonderful times with Linda. He was a hard worker at whatever he did.
Jack is survived by his wife, Linda; step-sons, Troy Villines and Erik Villines; his daughters, Marnie Edwards, Janie Edwards; his Mother-in-Law, Dorothy Carey and Daughter-in-law Holly Villines; his brother, Ron Edwards; his sister-in-laws, Joyce Edwards and Connie Clark; his grandchildren, Erica, Breanna, Haylie, Andrew, Ashley, Brendan, River and Kaiya; his great granddaughter, Jocelyn; numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends.
Jack's Memorial Service will be held 1:00 pm, Friday, August 6th at the Yerington Vineyard Fellowship Church 307 Broadway Yerington.
Family and friends may sign his online guest book at www.FRFH.net
Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home, Yerington (775) 463-2911.
Memorial donations may be made in Jack's name to the Yerington Vineyard Fellowship Church 307 Broadway Yerington, NV 89447.