Arthur "Bill" Edwardson Jr. age 79, of Beloit died Sunday, September 22, 2019 in his home. He was born September 22, 1940 to the late Arthur W. and Helen (Tangen) Edwardson Sr. in Edgerton, WI. Bill graduated from Clinton High School, class of 1959. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 until his honorable discharge in 1964. Bill married Sherry L. Hollis on June 25, 1966 in Beloit. He worked as a forklift operator at Warner Electric for nearly 40 years until his retirement in 2000. Bill was an avid Packer fan and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Over the years, he and Sherry traveled extensively throughout the United States. He will be remembered for his deep love and devotion for his family, his strong work ethic, selflessness and willingness to help others. Bill was loved by so many and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Edwardson; his four children, Bill (Kathy Sanchez) Edwardson, Jesse (Debi) Edwardson, Deanna (Robert Phillips) Kever and Dana (Toni) Edwardson; 9 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; his sister, Sandy (Earl) Saunders; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers.
The family would like to thank Sandy Saunders, Ginger Wilson & Beloit Regional Hospice for the care and compassion they gave Bill.
Bill's Time of Remembrance will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday September 27, 2019 in the BRIAN MARK FUNERAL HOME, 1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit. Full Military Burial Rites will be accorded at 4:00 p.m. to conclude our time of celebration. Burial will be private. A memorial is being established in his name. Please share a memory or a condolence with the family on our website.