WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ashland county commissioner Kim Edwards has died. }}" />

   
 
 
County Commissioner Kim Edwards Loses Battle To Cancer

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 2/26/2014

Ashland County has lost a life-long resident and dedicated public servant.

Commissioner Kim Edwards passed away Tuesday morning at her home after a three to four-year battle with colon cancer that spread to her lungs. She was 55 years old.

Edwards served as a county commissioner for more than seven years, and one of her colleagues, Commissioner Barb Queer, will remember her as a friend since high school who was passionate about public service and working to solve problems for her constituents. 

Edwards' other fellow commissioner, Mike Welch, says she arrived in office, hit the ground running, and worked tirelessly for Ashland County government and residents.

Kim Edwards previously served as mayor of Hayesville for six years.

She is survived by her husband Tom and five grown children.

Calling hours are Friday from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Edwards Catholic Church, with burial at Vermillion Cemetary.


The Ashland County Republican Central Committee is taking applications to complete the last year of Edwards' term.

 

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Employees at Mansfield Memorial Homes Adult Daycare had a perfect, crisp fall afternoon for their 6th annual chili cook- off Full Story
Image1 An 18-year-old Tiro man was seriously injured Thursday night in a rollover crash in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 The 20th annual Harmony House Sleep-out for the Homeless is underway at Walmart in Ontario. Full Story
Image1 Ashland University's new 1200 square foot Environmental Studies Center at the Black Fork Wetlands is open and ready for students of all ages to use. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Ashland University Opens Environmental Studies Center

Mansfield Woman Featured On Hit Reality Show

Mansfield opens new drop sites for leaf collection

Entire Statewide Republican Ticket Campaigns In Mansfield

Tree Cut Down, Damaging Headstones At Historical Cemetery

Richland CODA Discusses Flooding, Lead-Based Paint

Friendly House holding annual Coats for Kids giveaway

Trick or Treat and Parade Draws a Crowd

Task Force arrests fugitive wanted for rape

Crawford County Hiring Fair Draws Job-Seekers

Judge Candidate Phil Naumoff Speaks To Local Democrats

Jack Hanna's show coming to the Renaissance

Big Red Bookshelf Book Fair coming to Ontario

Spaghetti Bowl Raises Money,Excitement for Mansfield Rivalry

More News