Aubrey "Slim" Edwards, 80, of Brownwood, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 in Brownwood. Funeral services, under the direction of Netherton Funeral and Cremation Services, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday April 30 at the funeral home. Please visit our web site at www.nethertonfuneralhome.com to send online condolences to the family.
“Slim” was born Aug. 15, 1934, in Brownwood, to Edgar Harim and Lina Mae (Greenwood) Edwards. Following school, “Slim” travel to West Texas and began working in the oil fields. After a year or so, “Slim” returned to Brownwood where he began working on boats and motors, then purchased a business and named it A.M. Marine Outboard. He operated it for about 15 years. “Slim” moved to a new location where he did repair work on boats, motors, and even moved into auto mechanic. He loved to fish and would take every opportunity to slip off to the lake. He kept family and friends supplies with fish by running trotlines.
“Slim” is survived by daughter, Lina Kay Clary of Abilene; son, Raymond Edwards of Brownwood; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Bass of Odessa; niece, Debra Richardson of Colorado; nephew, Sam Baumgartner of Notrees; cousin, Mary Jane Barnum; and a host other family members.
He was preceded in death by son, Aubrey Lee Edwards; parents, Edgar and Lina Edwards; and nephew, Randy Baumgartner.