Robert Edwards

Robert W. Edwards, 59, of Warrenton, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 in Connecticut.

Robert W. Edwards was born May 12, 1960 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Robert Eugene Edwards and Betty Jean Cutright Edwards. He graduated from Montgomery County R-II High School and had worked over 22 years for Pretium Packing in Hermann.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn  Diehl Edwards of Warrenton; his mother, Betty Jean Cutright Edwards of Montgomery City; siblings: Jackie Mueller and husband, Delbert, of Cape Girardeau; Buck C. Edwards of Montgomery City; and Robin Overkamp and husband, Randy, of Montgomery City; his loving children: Mandy Edwards Schweich of Hermann; Justin Edwards and wife, Megan, of Labadie; John Edwards of Washington; Lindsay Delaney and husband, Phillip, of Hermann; Katlin Edwards of Union; Crystal Smyth and husband, Bobby, of Warrenton; and Sara Lewis of Warrenton; his grandchildren: Hailey, Alexa, Addison, Brendan, Kaylee, Betty, Aidan, Madison, and Korah.  As well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his father, Robert Eugene Edwards.

Robert enjoyed fishing, traveling, working with his hands, spending time outdoors, playing pool in his game room, and was an avid storyteller.  Robert cherished being with his family the most.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. The Reverend Delbert Mueller will officiate and interment will be in the Montgomery City Cemetery in Montgomery City. 

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. Pallbearers include John Edwards, Justin Edwards, Phillip Delaney; Zack Brandhorst, Bobby Smyth; and Lee Cutright. Honorary pallbearers include Buck Edwards, Brendan Schweich, and Rocky Edwards.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Warren County Handicapped Services in care of Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO   63361.

Condolences may be made to


Montgomery Standard

115 W. Third St.
PO Box 190
Montgomery City, MO 63361

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