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Joel Edwards

January 13, 1952 — May 9, 2022

Joel Eugene Edwards was born to Donna Dean Moore on January 13th, 1952 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He departed this life while surrounded by his wife and daughters at his home in Park Hill, Oklahoma on May 9th, 2022. Joel spent several of his early years with his beloved Grandparents Silas & Mary Moore. At 18 he enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served for 3 years. In 1976 he met the love of his life, Roseanna and they stayed together for 46 years up until his death. Joel always took pride in his work as a floor installer, which he did for over 30 years. He was a life-long OU Sooner fan. In his later years, he enjoyed car shows, fishing, and spending time with his kids and grandchildren.

Joel was preceded in death by his brother George Truitt, his step-dad Leonard Truitt, his mother Donna Dean Truitt. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of the home, Roseanna; his sons Joel Jr of Ft. Smith, Arkansas & Erik Edwards of Tahlequah; his daughters Sonya & husband James of Sallisaw; Jodie & husband Clyde; Billie Dawn & husband Nick; Mary & husband Sambo all of Park Hill; and Amanda & husband Jeremiah of Woodall, Oklahoma; his sisters Vickie of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; Hattie of Branson, Missouri; Diane also of Missouri. He also leaves behind a host of grandchildren, and many other beloved family members.

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