Funeral Services honoring the life of Reverend Conrad Paul Edwards, 90, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Reverend Dr. Greg Davis. Visitation will be held Friday, March 11, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall Street, Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will take place immediately after the service in Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent.
Reverend Conrad Paul Edwards was born August 5, 1931 in Bienville Parish, Louisiana to Otis and Margaret Edwards and passed away peacefully, Saturday, March 5, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Reverend Conrad was a graduate of Fair Park High School, Centenary College of Louisiana, and the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. A devout Christian who led by example, he served numerous United Methodist Churches in the Louisiana Conference and as the director of the Methodist Home Hospital (New Orleans). After retirement in 1996, he served as a pastor at Broadmoor United Methodist Church (Shreveport) for many years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force; avid outdoorsmen and an LSU football fan. He volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana and various charities of the United Methodist Church. Conrad never met a stranger, because he knew just about everyone. His kind heart and mechanical abilities will be greatly missed.
Reverend Conrad is preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Jerirae Baird Edwards; brother, Dr. O.C. Edwards, Jr.; and sister, Doris Harris.
He is survived by his children, Catherine Edwards, Paul Edwards and wife, Jana, Linda Dennett and husband, Timm, Anne Edwards and Jordan Edwards and wife, Allison; 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Honoring Reverend Conrad as pallbearers will be Timm Dennett, Remy Edwards, Avery Smith, Joe Spratley, and Derry Dennett.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to The Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home, 904 DeVille Lane, Ruston, LA 71270.
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