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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
  • Edgar Breedwell, West Frankfort

  • Edgar Breedwell, 71, of West Frankfort departed this life at 12:45 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Johnston City.
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  • Edgar Breedwell, 71, of West Frankfort departed this life at 12:45 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Johnston City.
     
    Mr. Breedwell was born March 22, 1941 in Pisgah, Ala., a son of Gilbert and Georgia (Johnson) Breedwell.
     
    He worked in manufacturing as a laborer and a landscaper during his working career.
     
    He is survived by his sons, Danny and Delbert Breedwell of Carterville; daughters, Nola Parker of Johnston City, Debbie Hatfield and husband Billy of Johnston City, and Shirley Rushing and husband Jim of Carterville; grandchildren, Courtney Stearns, Diana Allen, Jessica Breedwell, Billy Breedwell, Ashley Waldron, Angela Breedwell, and James Rushing, many great grandchildren, brothers, Benny Breedwell and Raymond Breedwell; and a sister Jeannie Dobbs.
     
    He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Olen Breedwell, Junior Johnson, and Wallace Breedwell; and a sister, Rose Ragland.
     
    Services for Mr. Breedwell will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Varis-Stone Funeral Home in West Frankfort with Brother Joe Daniels officiating. Friends of the Edgar Breedwell family may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. on Tuesday until the funeral hour. Burial will follow in Boner Cemetery in West Frankfort.

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