Hayward J. Edwards, 80, of Sunset, Texas died Thursday, March 21, 2013, in Carrolton.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Hayward was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Forestburg, to Mandy (Romines) and Charles C. Edwards. He loved to garden and hunt.
He is survived by his wife, Golda Pockrus Edwards; sons Darrell and wife, Marsha, Michael and wife, Dana, Thomas and wife, Diane, and Billy and wife, Lannie; two stepdaughters; brother Troy Edwards; sister Hazel Evans; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents one sister and one brother.
Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport is handling the arrangements.