Edward Dene Dawdy, 79, passed away January 10, 2013 in Gilbert, AZ. He resided in San Tan Valley, Arizona. Edward, an Army war veteran, was born in Boone, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his sons Edward Dawdy II and Michael Dawdy. Edward is survived by his wife Sharon Dawdy and his three daughters Lee Rabine, Cheryl Dawdy, and Wendy Dawdy-Narvaez, five grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.