Glenn Edwards Sr., 87, of Livermore, Calif., died Saturday, May 11, 2013. Glenn was a World War II Marine Purple Heart veteran who served in the South Pacific Theater and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal.
Glenn was raised at the former JR. O.U.A.M. Children's homes located in Lexington, N.C., and Tiffin.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret; son, Glenn, Jr.; two daughters, Deborah and Cynthia; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
His funeral and burial rites were handled by Lima Family Milpitas Mortuary, Fremont, Calif.