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Edwards, Robert "Haven"

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June 9, 1945 - October 16, 2016

Edwards, Robert "Haven"

Robert “Haven” Edwards, affectionately known as Colonel, age 71, of Plano, Texas took his last ride from earth to heavenly glory on October 16, 2016 and is now riding on the streets of gold.

He was born on June 9, 1945 in McAllen, Texas to the late J. Dale and Alice Lloyd Edwards.  He served our country and was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 1973. He attended Tyler Junior College and East Texas State University in Commerce. He owned and operated several businesses throughout his career. Haven enjoyed hunting, fishing and of course Harley motorcycles.

He is survived by his loving wife, Terry Cox of Plano, Texas; brother, Lloyd Edwards and wife, Regina of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Courtney Bannister and husband Gary of Rowlett, Texas and Shelly Wood and husband, Robert of Ponder, Texas; son, Bill Cody of Arlington; Grandchildren, Hayley, Megan, Maddi, Cole, Beau, Bristol, Katy, and Sydnee; niece, Kim Schrantz and husband, Tom of Virginia Beach, Virginia; nephew, Derek Edwards from Dallas, Texas and a host of friends.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 21, 2016 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas with Larry Moffett officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Bettye Bell

October 24, 2016 1:53PM

You were such a good special friend heartmy prayers for your family's loss. My heart is so sad because you are gone. Until we meet you dearly and will miss you so much. It was so comforting to know you were just a phone call away. You were a great friend.

Bettye Bell

October 24, 2016 1:45PM

I was shocked to hear of your passing. I knew you were sick but had no idea you were so close to death. You were so good and a special friend. Until we meet again...ride on prayers for your family that are missing you.

Bettye Bell

October 24, 2016 1:39PM

I was shocked to hear of your passing. I knew you were very sick but had no idea you were so close to death. You were so good and a very special friend. My heart is so heavy with sadness at your passing. My prayers are with your family. Haven ride on high. Until we meet again....

Greg Padden

October 21, 2016 5:24PM

Sorry for your loss. Even though I only rode with him one time, I enjoyed every minute.

Sonya Aldrich

October 21, 2016 11:40AM

There will never be another you my sweet, sweet friend. You are forever in my heart...until we ride again.

Flyin Ryan Davis

October 21, 2016 11:21AM

We had a lot of good times together Brother! Your smile and laughter will be missed and you will not ever be forgotten. Thank you for all the good times...until we meet again. I am trying to make your service today and am hopeful I can make it my friend.

Lillian Barron

October 19, 2016 6:54PM

That picture says it all what a happy, loving smile. He is smiling even bigger now!

Larry Locke

October 19, 2016 4:54PM

We were like brothers for these many years. When we crossed paths after years we picked up where we left off. My friend - you will be missed.

Joe Hurt

October 19, 2016 1:49PM

Life long friend "See you in the next World"

Fred Welsh

October 19, 2016 8:26AM

Amen My Friend

Steve Davis

October 18, 2016 11:05PM

Prayers to family & friends regarding your loss. Till we are all reunited, God bless

Randy Wilson

October 18, 2016 8:54PM

My wife and I met Haven back in 1998 when we bought our Harley and joined The Harley Owners Group. Always enjoyed his company and riding with him. Ride the heavenly roads my friend. And it's not good bye! It's I'll see you soon!

Desiree Powell

October 18, 2016 7:52PM

Haven-You were a dear sweet man and I loved you. I'm so happy that you are in a better, pain free place. I wish you eternal peace.


October 18, 2016 6:30PM

My heart just cries for this loss. My thoughts and prayers for the family.. my you ride free my friend.. you truly will be missed..

Joseph Martinez

October 18, 2016 6:11PM

Haven my brother I miss you but I know we will ride again someday! All my love and prayers to you and Terry, always and forever!!!