Born: September 16, 1954
Died: August 19, 2014
Edwards, George F. “Joe” II, 59, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014. He was born Thursday, September 16, 1954 to George and Vivian (Miller) Edwards in Wichita, Kansas. Joe was dedicated to helping others and served the State of Kansas as a State Representative of the 93rd District. In Concordia, KS he worked as an EMT and Firefighter. Joe was the Undersheriff of Harper and Greenwood Counties and drove a school bus for the Haysville district and a tow truck in the Wichita area. First and foremost, Joe was a minister of the Gospel. He was preceded in death by his mother; and sister, Ellen "Elaine" Johnson. Joe is survived by his father; wife of nearly 40 years, Sally; children, Stephanie Edwards, Sharlet (Brett) Martinez, Shana (Josh) Parker, and George (Trista) Edwards III; grandchildren, Jerome Edwards-Parker, Caidynce Edwards, and James Edwards; and a large extended family. Visitation: Thursday from 1 to 8 pm with family present between 5 and 7 pm at Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS 67037. Funeral: 2 pm, Friday, August 22, 2014 at Colonial Heights Assembly, 5200 S. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67216. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 608 W. Douglas Ave., S-100, Wichita, KS 67203.