Though he was with us for 13 years, and you’ve heard his name, you would have difficulty recognizing him, Mike was that way. More than likely he showed you where to park at Trunk R Treat, made you feel welcome at Celebrate Recovery. For years Mike Edwards chose to live in a modest motel room so he could love his neighbors and minister to “the least of these” as Jesus put it in Matthew 25:31-40. He was always in the shadows and rarely in the spotlight.
That changed last night. Surrounded by a few of his friends (Brett, Daren and myself) the Lord took Mike home to receive his reward. We will all miss him, and for those of us who know the Lord, we look forward to seeing him again.
Mike’s services are this Thursday at Pate Funeral Home in Benton. Visitation is 10:30 – 1 pm with a funeral following the visitation. We invite you to celebrate Mike’s life and share a story of how he touched you.