Ernest Edwards

Granite City | Saturday, December 25 2021 |

Ernest Hugh Edwards, 67, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Sat. Dec. 25, 2021, at his home. 

He was born on Jan. 13, 1954, in Granite City to Doris Faye (Hoy) Klenke of Granite City and the late Stanley C. Edwards. 

On May 4, 2012, he and Marcella Rae Ragan were married in Edwardsville, IL.  She preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2018. 

Ernie was a US Airforce veteran.  He retired from the National Records Center. 

Survivors include 2 daughters: Kelly Rae (Allen) Shepard of Edwardsville and Hollee (Tom) Pinkerton of Granite City; 2 sons: Eric (Marilyn) Edwards and Eron Edwards of Granite City; 8 grandchildren: Emma, Lucas, Michael, Travis, Tara, Tommy, Karli and Kellen; 5 great-grandchildren: and 2 sisters: Janice (Carroll) Pigg of KY and Beverly (Tom) Bull of TN. 

The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date. 

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory Inc

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