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Edwards, Donald "Don" K.

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November 1, 1965 - March 13, 2015

Edwards, Donald "Don" K.

Donald “Don” Kenneth Edwards, 49, of Carrollton, Texas was born on November 1, 1965 to Ken and Rose Edwards in Gary, Indiana and passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Don is survived by his wife, Shelley Phifer Edwards; his son, Jordan Michael Edwards; his father, Ken Edwards (Marilyn) of Corsicana, TX; sisters, Debbie Fleming (Tommy) of Lakeland, FL and Tammy Smith (Doug) of Arlington, TX; four nieces, Angela (Trent), Brittany (Neal), Taylor and Brianna; 1 nephew, Nick; 3 great nieces, Maylie, Olivia, and Skylar. He was preceded in death by both his grandmothers and his mother, Rose Edwards.

Don Worked as a desktop technician for Qnet. He was a loving devoted father and husband who enjoyed playing music and going to concerts with his son, Jordan.  He was an avid sports fan especially of the Dallas Stars and Dallas Cowboys, as well as being a very talented musician.

The family would like to thank Texas Oncology, Dr. Pam Green, the 5th Floor Staff at Baylor Carrollton, Vitas Hospice and Qnet Staff.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, March 15, 2015 at North Dallas Funeral Home Chapel 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas, TX 75234.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jordan Edwards Scholarship Fund at Chase Bank (Jordan Edwards 1353 Barclay Drive, Carrollton, Texas) or to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

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Olivia Holland

March 15, 2015 11:33PM

Don was a very special person. His loss will be felt by so many. His smile could light up a room and his sense of humor was infectious. He was one of my son Van's best friends and I know they are in Heaven together now. It is so sad that cancer has taken away another of our loved ones. Don will always be here for his family. His spirit will watch over each of you until you join him for eternity.


Sheila LeDoux

March 15, 2015 9:04PM

So sorry for your loss. Don will be remembered as a kind friend who taught my daughter to play the guitar with patience and kindness. He was always ready to help others and asked nothing in return. He fought a brave fight and kept his sense of humor and incredible strength of character. condolences and prayers.


Lana Roach

March 15, 2015 5:35PM

Forever in our Hearts. Peace to your family. Treasured Memories for all. Love you.


Carmel Shook

March 15, 2015 4:31PM

Praying for your family. RIP Don. Shelly and Jordan you did all you could do to help your husband and father fight that horrible disease. It is admirable how much you both stuck by him through thick and thin. He is with God now to prepare a beautiful place for your reunion one day. May God bring peace to your hearts.


Bob Hardy

March 15, 2015 11:48AM

To my dearest friend Don, I have so many great memories of Don and it is with a heavy heart I write this. Don was the best friend anyone could ever ask for. My thoughts and prayers go out to all friends and family of Don. You will always live in our hearts and may The Lords embrace comfort you for all time. I love and miss you, your old friend,Bob Hardy.