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Dr. Reginald N. Edwards, DDS

Obituary for Dr. Reginald N. Edwards, DDS

November 28, 1917 - January 3, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 101

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Dr. Reginald N. Edwards, age 101, passed away January 3, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born November 28, 1917 in Joplin, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his wife of 77 years, Jackie Janice Edwards.

After high school, Reginald joined the U.S. Army and first worked in a dental lab. Later he qualified for the Aviation Cadet Program and graduated as a 2/Lt and pilot in the Army Air Corps. He then was trained as a B-25 bomber pilot and flew combat missions with the 38th Bomb Group in the South Pacific area during WWII. After the war ended then Capt. Edwards was discharged from the army and resumed his education. His wife, Janice, worked at Bell Telephone for many years to help put her husband through school. Reginald graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, School of Dentistry earning his DDS degree. He then had a 30-year career with the U.S. Federal Health Service as a dental surgeon. Dr. and Mrs. Edwards lived at several locations across the nation during his service and spent most of their retired life in San Antonio, Texas. They were respected members of their community and great examples of honest, hardworking, patriotic citizens of our country.

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