Grover “Woody” W. Edwards passed away on May 20, 2022 in Albuquerque, NM at the age of 69. Woody is survived by his daughter, Dawn Stradford (Orion); son, Matthew Edwards (Megan); sister, Cindy Carrasco; five grandchildren; and uncle, Brown Franklin Edwards. He is preceded in death by his parents, Sylvia Edwards and Raleigh Edwards of Ft. Sumner; and his special friend, Doris E Franco. Woody was born on January 28, 1953 in Roswell, New Mexico to Raleigh W. Edwards and Slyvia Southard. He graduated from Manzano High School in 1971. Attended College of Santa Fe and graduated with an Associates degree in 2003. Woody was employed at Sandia National Labs for 35 years. He was a pillar of strength for his family, always available to lend a hand. He was reliable, strong, loyal, devoted, and never late. Woody enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading, and gardening. He was a dedicated member at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. A memorable contribution can be sent to ALS Association NM Chapter. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm at St Mary's Episcopal Church, 1500 Chelwood Park Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Interment will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, June 2, 2022 in the Edwards family plot, Fort Sumner Cemetery, Fort Sumner, New Mexico.