Todd Wayne Edgerly dies at 48

Todd Wayne Edgerly

Todd Wayne Edgerly, 48, of Bridge City passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at his parent’s home. Todd was born on Sept. 2, 1963, in Port Arthur to Gene and Flo Edgerly.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. All services will take place at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 9 from 5-9 p.m. with the eulogy at 7 pm. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 10, at 3 p.m. with burial following at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Edgerly graduated from Bridge City High School, Class of 1982, and the IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Edgerly worked as a union organizer for the IBEW Local 479. He was vice president for the Texas State AFL-CIO and also served on the board of directors for the IBEW Credit Union and IBEW Apprenticeship Programs. He also served on the board of executives for the Sabine Area Central Labor Council (SACLC). Edgerly was an avid golfer, fisherman and never met a stranger. He was a special friend to all who knew him. He loved his family more than life itself.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Jewel and Isabelle Edgerly, and Cecil and Addie Carter. Edgerly is survived by his parents, Gene and Flo Edgerly of Orange, daughter Ashley Edgerly of Orange, granddaughter Madalynn Merritt of Orange, brother John and wife Stephanie Edgerly of Orange, nephew Alex Edgerly, nieces Erica Edgerly and Macy Edgerly, all of Orange along with a large family, including many aunts, uncles and cousins. Edgerly will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to have known him.

The family would like to send out a special thank you to Candy Senn, Brandi Richard, Natalie Barnes, Dedra Doucet and everyone that has helped them through this journey. Thank you also to Advanced Home Health Care and Odyssey Hospice.