WEST POINT – William Harold “Pete” Edwards Jr., DVM, 69, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. He was born on July 13, 1944, to Mary Jean Hardin and William Harold Edwards Sr.
He was the owner of West Point Animal Clinic for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of West Point where he served as a deacon. He served on the board for Oak Hill Academy and Clay County Medical Center. He was past president for Mississippi State Veterinarian Association.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Funderburg and the Rev. Gary Richardson officiating. A private family burial will be in Bruce City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Chandler III, Robert Allen Wilson, Kyle Chandler IV, Rod Childress, Ed Kennedy, Charles Westone Chandler, James C. Helveston, Dr. Ed Miller, Mac Huddleston, Richard Rose. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Yelverton and Donald Edwards.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Reese Edwards of West Point; sons, Andy Edwards (Dana) of Oxford, Aaron Edwards (Andrea) of Madison; sisters, Carole Campbell and Pat Mann, both of Bruce; and seven grandchildren, Hunt, Mac, James, Henry, Riley, Drew and Polly.
Memorials may be made to Smile Train, 41 Madison Ave., 28thfloor, New York, NY 10010 or Oak Hill Academy, 808 N Eshman Ave., West point, MS 39773 or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 794, West Point, MS 39773.
Friends may leave an online condolence at robinsonfh.net.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.