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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
James R. Edwards, Sr.
Proprietor of the Corner Store
Age 60
Born: June 10, 1942   Died: August 6, 2002

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James R. Edwards, Sr., 60, of Lorain, died Tuesday August 6, 2002 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain after a six-month illness.

He was born June 10, 1942 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident.

He was a graduate of Lorain High School.

Mr. Edwards was the owner/operator of the Corner Store in Lorain for 20 years where he sold and repaired model trains. Prior to that he owned and operated Edwards Garage & Towing in Lorain during the mid 1960’s to mid 1980’s.

During the 1960’s –1970’s he drag raced at Norwalk Raceway and was the first racer down Norwalk’s track.

He was a member of numerous model train and classic car clubs and the National Hot Rod Association.

He is survived by his son James R. Edwards, Jr. of Dublin, Ohio; daughter JoLynn Woodward of Lorain; stepson Scot Donahue of Lorain; grandsons Jake Woodward and Dom Woodward, both of Lorain; brothers Jack Edwards, Jr. of Victoria, Texas and Terry Edwards of Lorain and sisters Kathy Edwards of Lorain and Nancy Edwards of Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Ashley Woodward and parents Jack and Anitha (nee Stauder) Edwards.

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