Charles Ray Edwards Sr., 72, went to be with the Lord in heaven on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at his home.

Born on Nov. 28, 1948, in Wartburg, Tenn., Charles was the son of the late Everett O. and Pearl N. Carter Edwards. He worked for Sherwood Corporation in Spring City before retiring. Charles was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Johnny and Junior Edwards; sisters, Anna Joyce Edwards, Betty Boles and Nellie Cochran; and ex-wife, Carolyn Edwards.

Charles is survived by his son, Charles R. Edwards Jr. of Spring City; sister, Brenda L. (Randy) Hall of Crossville, Tenn.; nephews, Donnie (Carrie) Reed of Crossville, Tenn., Freddy (Diane) Cochran of Evensville, Michael Boles of Spring City and Brian Keith Reed of Grandview; nieces, Pansie Dillard of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Venita Cochran Hurd of Evensville; grandchildren, Dustin Edwards and Brittaney Eubanks; and great-grandchild, William Zachery Burkehead.

There will be no services or visitation.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to share memories and condolences with the family of Charles Ray Edwards Sr.