Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, Richard “Ron” Edwards passed away at the age of 71. Beloved husband of Cynthia (Cindy) for 49 years. Dear brother-in-law of Doug and Trish and Peter and Margaret of the UK. Uncle to his very special niece Kathy (Rob) and nephew Adam (Lucy). Great-uncle of Sammy, Archie and Toby. Special friend of Julie Harrison. Long-time best friend of Doug and Annmarie Butzer of Port Lambton, and Keith (Vicki) Howell of Sarnia. Predeceased by his parents Dick and Mary and by his sister Judith. Ron was born in Penzance, Cornwall, UK in 1940 and immigrated to Canada in 1967. He worked at Waltec Forgings in Wallaceburg for 33 years. In 1992, Ron moved to Sarnia and purchased  Daisy Mart Convenience on Lakeshore and Murphy with his wife, where he worked for 10 years until retiring. Ron will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved him. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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