The Edmond Sun

December 13, 2012

Robert Wayne Edge

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Robert Wayne Edge, 64, passed from this life on December 11, 2012 in his home near Tuttle, Okla., so that he might enter his new life in heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He was born March 18, 1948 in Edmond, Okla., the second of two children to Wayne Hickman and Jewel Irene Bigbie Edge. 

    Robert attended Edmond public schools and graduated in 1966.

    He served in the United States Air Force between 1967 and 1973.  He was stationed near Sacramento, Calif., Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City, Okla., and did three tours of duty in Thailand.

    When he returned from the service, he attended Spartan Aeronautics School in Tulsa, Okla., where he learned the sheet metal trade.

    On August 10, 1975, he married Donna Gay Minns at The First Baptist Church in Keyes, Okla.  Donna and Robert had two children, Sara Michelle and David Wayne.

    He worked at the Downtown Air Park for several years.  When the General Motors Plant came to Oklahoma City, he worked there for 26 years.  He had spent the last few years being a help to Donna and working wheat or maize harvest with David in the Panhandle.

    Robert was preceded in death by his grandson Matthew Edge, and his daughter-in-law Laura Rutledge Edge.

    He is survived by his wife Donna; his daughter Sara; his son David; his parents Jewel and Wayne Edge, and his sister Carmelita Edge Turner; grandchildren, GabbiElla Nadine and Rylin Wayne Edge, son-in-law Aaron Gleason; daughter-in-law Ashley Northcutt Edge, brother-in-law Al Turner, and a host of other relatives and friends.

    Memorials may be made to Blanchard Education Foundation, PO Box 1994, Blanchard, OK 73010 or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, PO Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174-0001 (on-line at     

    Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Bridge Creek, Okla.  Interment will be in Willobar Cemetery near Keyes, Okla.  Arrangements are under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. 

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