David G. Edwards Esq., 54, of California, formerly of Slater, died in an accident on Monday, March 26, 2007, near his home.
Cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Missouri School of Law. Online condolences can be left at www.heartlandcremation.com
Born July 18, 1952, in Keokuk, Iowa, he was the son of Raymond Clifford and Lottie Jo McClain Edwards. He attended school in Kahoka and Brookfield and was a 1970 graduate of Slater High School. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in English in 1974, and was a graduate and benefactor of the University of Missouri Law School in 1983. He practiced law throughout central Missouri over the past 22 years, and had served as assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri. A veteran of the United States Navy, he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander while serving as a frogman performing underwater demolition and salvage.
He is survived by two brothers, his twin Dennis Edwards and Danny Edwards; and one son, Alexander Edwards.