In memory of
William K. "Bill" Edwards
In memory of
William K. "Bill" Edwards
William K. 'Bill' Edwards Jan. 14, 1944 - Nov. 15, 2020 Bill was born in Medford, Ore. He attended Medford High School and Southern Oregon State college; eventually earning his Masters Degree in Business. In 1967 he joined the U.S. Army and received a battlefield commission while in Vietnam. Upon his return he met and married Shirley Baskin Joy from Tacoma, Wash. He moved his family to Portland, in 1971, and began a 30 year career when he joined Carter Rice Paper Company, which is part of Georgia Pacific. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley; his daughter, Debra Evers; son, Dean and daughter-in-law, Kirsten; and two granddaughters, Rebecca and Alexandra. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Larry; and sister, Janet Guise. Burial will be in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, and is planned for 2021. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
William K. "Bill" Edwards
William K. 'Bill' Edwards Jan. 14, 1944 - Nov. 15, 2020 Bill was born in Medford, Ore. He attended Medford High School and Southern Oregon State college; eventually earning his Masters Degree in Business. In 1967 he joined the U.S. Army and received a battlefield commission while in Vietnam. Upon his return he met and married Shirley Baskin Joy from Tacoma, Wash. He moved his family to Portland, in 1971, and began a 30 year career when he joined Carter Rice Paper Company, which is part of Georgia Pacific. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley; his daughter, Debra Evers; son, Dean and daughter-in-law, Kirsten; and two granddaughters, Rebecca and Alexandra. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Larry; and sister, Janet Guise. Burial will be in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, and is planned for 2021. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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