Edwards, James

James Arthur Vernon Edwards, 26, of North Versailles, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, in North Versailles, Pa.

He was born Jan. 6, 1979, in Clovis. He spent most of his childhood in Anchorage, Ala. He worked as an industrial maintenance worker in North Versailles. He was a member of the band, “In The Honor of Thieves.”

Family members said he was a loving father. They said he had four loves of his life: God, his daughter, family and friends and his band.

Survivors include his parents, Richard and Deborah Smith of Clovis; a daughter, Natalie Edwards of Clovis; grandparents, James and Wilma Roller of Clovis; a sister, Rabecca Spencer (and husband, James) of Clovis; two brothers, Tony Edwards of Seattle, Wash., and Adam Edwards (Michelle) and daughter, Aubrianna of Fort Worth, Texas; uncles and aunts, James and Susan Roller of Orlando, Fla., Charles and Lynnette Roller of Timonium, Md., and John and Tanya Roller of Orlando, Fla.; cousins, Robert and Michelle Smith and sons, Devan and Tristan, Dwayne and Tonya Goche and sons, Howard and Hunter, Charles Roller and Joshua Roller; a unique group of men and women who were more than friends, Steve, Adam, Adam F., Jack, Dave, Joseph, Marty, David M. and Ethan; and numerous great-uncles and aunts.

The Rev. Jason Schwope will officiate.

Family will receive visitors from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Steed-Todd Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Hollene Cemetery in Hollene.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.