More detail on this person: EDWARDS LT. COL. ROY JACK EDWARDS EDWARDS, LT. COL. ROY JACK EDWARDS, RET., born July 4, 1922, in Oklahoma City, OK. Jack enlisted in the USMC in 1941. He was a 1947 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was a classmate of former President Jimmy Carter. He served his country in World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars and was a commissioned officer from 1946 to 1970. The special assignments included: Senior instructor, Modern Naval Weapons Systems, U.S. Naval Academy; Weapons Development Officer, Air Launched Unguided Weapons, Pentagon; Commanding Officer, Marine Medium Helicopter Squardron-265, Vietnam. He retired June 30, 1970. Jack is survived by his wife, Julia Herrmann Edwards; sister, Cleo Christofferson; sons, Earl Frank, Bradford B., Mark C., and Drew H. Edwards and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by Ruth C. Edwards. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Friday, November 28, 2003, at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home. Military Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 29, 2003, at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas. Dignity Memorial Sparkman Hillcrest 7405 W. Northwest Hwy. Dallas.
Burial information: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX
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