Dan Edwards, age 84 of Ely, NV passed away peacefully on November 24, 2016 due to lung cancer. He was born July 6, 1932 in Manderfield, UT. He was the son of the late Philip Edgar Edwards and Julia Reese Gressman of Beaver, Utah.
Dan worked for Nevada Northern Railroad in Ely, Nevada for 27 years until he retired in 1984. Dan was an arrowhead enthusiast who would make custom arrowheads and spend days in the mountains looking for them. Dan also enjoyed hunting and fishing and the outdoors. He would often take a ride in the mountains just to get away.
Dan was a veteran of the Army. He served from August, 1952 to August, 1954. He was able to serve during the Korean War.
He is survived by daughters Dana Ferguson, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Kerrie Ament, of Post Falls, Idaho, Treana Symons of Coeur d Alene, Idaho, Lisa Miller of Mountain Home, Idaho, Shelley Colombini of Hayden, Idaho, Lurrena Mallgren of Post Falls, Idaho, and Son Dan Edgar Edwards, of Coeur d Alene, Idaho. His step-children are, Tami Smith Zaragoza of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Linda Smith Meadows of Livermore, California, Sam Smith of Ely, Nevada, and James Duval of Hayden, Idaho.
Dan was sealed in the LDS St. George, Utah Temple to Shirley Duval December 30, 1954 and had 6 girls and 1 boy. They divorced in 1972. Shirley passed away March 20, 2004. Dan married Robbie Ann Smith February 14, 1977.
A memorial service will be held at Southern Utah Memorial, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:30am. Southern Utah Memorial is located at 195 N 200 W, Beaver, Utah. Graveside services will be in Beaver, Utah on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at noon at the Mountain View Cemetery.