Lucian Edwards


Lucian Clavis Edwards, 90, of Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, August 19, 2023, at T. J. Health Columbia with his family by his side. He was born on December 18, 1932, in Greensburg, KY to the late Willie and Pearl Rodgers Edwards.

Mr. Edwards was a member of Through the Fire Worship Center and was a proud veteran of the U. S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. Lucian enjoyed serving his Lord and Savior and singing at church. He also enjoyed traveling, being around people, University of Kentucky basketball and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Lottie Janes Edwards of Columbia, KY; a daughter Debbie Selby (Dennis) of Columbia, KY; two grandchildren Chad Wheet (Emily) of Columbia, KY and Ashley Parker of Berea, KY; five great grandchildren Bryleigh Wheet, Audrey Kruizenga, Solon Parker, Sawyer Parker, and Willow Parker and several nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Arlen Edwards, four sisters Magaline Floyd, Margie Bryant, Nora Belle Stotts, and Maxine McDonald, a half-sister Helen Dudley, and two half-brothers Limon and Vernon Edwards.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Columbia Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by VFW Post 6097.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00-8:00pm and will continue Tuesday until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Gary Tucker and Bro. Brian Fudge will be officiating, and pallbearers will be Chad Wheet, Ryan Burris, Brian Fudge, Trevor Murphy, Steven Tupman, and Benton Fudge.

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