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ARTHUR EDWARDS Arthur Bird Edwards, husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend, passed away Nov. 11, 2012. He was born Dec. 4, 1936 in Las Vegas, to Elbert and Mary Edwards. He was a lifelong resident of southern Nevada. Arthur loved family, dogs, music, Dutch oven cooking and serving others. After completing his education at BYU and the Thunderbird Institute of Foreign Trade he began his career as a claims adjuster. He served as a missionary for the LDS church in Switzerland and Austria and continued to serve in the church throughout his life. He especially loved being a leader and teacher of youth and served 11 years as an early morning seminary teacher. Arthur married Martha Ballantyne in the St. George LDS Temple 50 years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by Martha; and their seven children, Jeff (Marci), Naomi Cordner (Mark), Quincy (Amorette), Lyndee Roundy (Travis), Melinda Bailey (Heath), Jennifer Mann (Nate), and Eric; 28 grandchildren; and his three brothers, Mahlon (Carole), Karl (Norma), and Keith (Judy). Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 17, with funeral services following, at the Redrock Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 10550 W. Alta Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89144.


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