Clarence Charles Edwards, 83, of Somers, N.Y., formerly of New Milford, died May 24, 2010, at Calvary Hospital, The Bronx, N.Y.

Mr. Edwards was born in North Adams, Mass., and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Clouse.

Mr. Edwards was a supervisor for Kimberly-Clark in New Milford and, upon retirement, he worked for the New Milford High School in school security.

He was a life member of the VFW Post #1285 and was a member and Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 148. He enjoyed participating with his friends at the Somers Senior Center.

Mr. Edwards was the father of Michael Edwards, of Tuscon, Ariz., and Patricia Wymbs and her husband, Todd, of Somers, N.Y.

He was the grandfather of Timothy, Justin, Brandon, and Brielle Wymbs, and the late Rachael C. Edwards. He is also survived by his wife, Gloria (Peroni) Edwards.

The Clark Associates Funeral Home of Katonah, N.Y., was in charge of arrangements.