Dwain J. Edwards, Jr.

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Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 E. College Ave.
Batesville, AR  72501
Friday, April 26, 2024
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR  72202

March of Dime, Donation Processing Center
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I served in the Air Force.

Dwain J. Edwards, Jr.I am a Veteran.

of Jonesboro, AR

March 24, 1947 - April 23, 2024

Dwain J. Edwards, Jr. passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

He was born March 24, 1947 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Dwain Edwards, Sr. and Opal Hergenritter Edwards.

Dwain was a veteran of the US Air Force who worked at General Tire for 28 years. He was a fun loving and compassionate man that always loved to help people. In his early life, he was tortured by his sisters. Dwain never spoke ill of anyone. He was a gifted storyteller who liked to fish, watch westerns and camping out. He loved listening to the Beach Boys music and his favorite song of theirs was ''Wouldn't it be nice?''. He always loved talking about cars, especially a green GTO Judge and owned a White '66 Thunderbird. In his free time, Dwain loved to build model air planes and boats from all of the wars, WWI, WWII and Vietnam.

Survivors include one daughter, Patty Duncan (Keith) of Jonesboro; one step-son, Josh Scott of Searcy; one step-daughter, Rachel Johnson of Cave City; three sisters, Barbara Grissom (Danny) of Pfeiffer, Donna Heitt (John) of Batesville, Priscilla Gordon (Dennis) of Edgemont; two grandchildren, Dallas Hess (Corine), Hannah Garrett (Colton) and six great-grandchildren, Jacob, Parker, Dustin, Hayven, Collyns and Jensen.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ruby Gibbons Edwards and his second wife, Shirley Edwards.

Visitation will be held Friday, April 26, 2024 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville.

Memorials may be made in his name to Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202 or to March of Dimes, Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 18819, Atlanta, GA 31126.

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Robert & Muriel Hinkle
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada,
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Sincere condolences on the passing of Dwain. While we have not had contact, Dwain's mother (Opal) and my mother (Kathryn) were sisters.

Rosemary Fite
Batesville, AR
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Patty I am so sorry about pops praying for you and your family

Bridget Hendrix
Newport, AR
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Pops....what a gentle giant. Loved his dogs and family. Patty is right, he was a great storyteller and enjoyed it. Rest in peace pops. You are deeply loved.

Priscilla Gordon
Edgemont, AR
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

You will be forever missed. Love you Bro!