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 The Matt Sauder Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, Aug. 2. Full Story
Image1 WIC discusses participation at latest Richland Public Health meeting Full Story
 
Image1 The Marvin-Memorial Library in Shelby is offering a fun, scientific summer for all. Full Story
Image1 College students taking their first steps toward the working world are recognized for their initiative in getting real-life experience for their first jobs. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

OSU-Mansfield/NC State Celebrate Internship Program

RCT Board Reviews Fare Increase Impact On Ridership

Ohio Governor Candidate Ed Fitzgerald Makes Local Visit

First United Methodist Church Puts On Community Picnic

Farm To Plate Program Features Local Chefs

STOP Shelter Holds Kitten Shower

More News