Vernon Edward, 85, passed away peacefully at Beacon Ridge surrounded by his family on March 21, 2023. Vernon was the son of late Otis and Beaulah Edwards and was born April 24, 1937 in Blairsville, PA.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Edwards and his daughters, Rita Truitt (Rick), Renee Busi, (Robert) and Karen Drennen; and his grandchildren, Kayla Strong (Mark), Tyler Busi (Brandi), Joshua Truitt (Jesse) and Kelsey Drennen. He is also survived by his great grandchildren, Jackson Strong, Liam Busi, Wyatt Busi, Madilyn Truitt, Oliver Truitt.
Vernon was employed by FMC and was the owner and operator of the Iron Kettle Campground and Abe’s Par 3 Golf Course.
In his retirement he grew gladiolus and shared them with others. He spent several hours in his woodworking shop making items which he shared with many.
The family would like to thank 365 Hospice Staff, his nurse Sarah and his special girl (Candy) for the excellent care.
Friends will be received Friday, March 24, 2023, from 2-7 PM at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Homer City. Funeral Services will be held Saturday 11 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Stephen Bond, officiating. Private interment to follow at Luther Chapel Cemetery in Coral, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Lutheran Church 35 Ridge Avenue, Home City, PA.
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