Transportation 20

Henry Nathan "Nate" Edwards

December 2, 1938 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 80)


Henry Nathan "Nate" Edwards, 80, of Wabash, passed away May 5, 2019, at his daughter's residence, in Silver Lake.  Nate was born on December 2, 1938, in Wabash, to the late Henry F. and Juanita V. (Shoemaker) Edwards. 

Nate married Carolyn S. Gant, in 1959; she passed away, in 1990.  In 1992, he married Arlene Hyden; she passed away, in 2017.  

After many years of service, Nate retired from General Tire, in Wabash. Nate was the former President of Wabash Cannonball Track.  He loved motorcycles, but most of all, he loved his family and grandchildren.

Nate is survived by two sons, David (Frances) Edwards and Nathan (Christie) Edwards, both of Laketon; three daughters, Robin (Alan) Keen, of Silver Lake, Joyce (Jeff) Hunt, of Wabash and Holly (Curt) Harris, of Silver Lake; one step-son Jim (Mindy) Woodward, of Peru; brother, Frank (Barbara) Edwards, of Wabash; one sister, Barbara (Mick) Gatchel, of Wabash; 12 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Paul Edwards.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Burial will follow immediately at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, in Wabash.  Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Henry Nathan "Nate" Edwards, please visit our floral store.


May 9, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
May 10, 2019

11:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

© 2020 McDonald Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS