August 16, 2022

Todd Edwards, Greenfield


Todd Edwards, 64, of Greenfield, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the EveryStep Hospice House in Creston. A Celebration of Life Memorial Graveside Service will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 at the Carl Cemetery northeast of Corning. Pastor Mary O’Riley will officiate. The service will be live streamed at at a link under events. Memorials will be established in Todd’s name. Online condolences can be made at

Todd Alan Edwards, son of Merrill “Toby” Edwards and Nila Rose (Hoffman) Edwards, was born on February 23, 1957, in Atlantic, Iowa. He was educated in Walnut and went on to graduate from Prescott High School in 1976.

In 1978, Todd married Patti McMurray. During their marriage, they adopted two children, Trevor Edwards and Tami Edwards. Years later, Tami had two children, Jayson Alfrey and Ayden Edwards. Todd worked for the Fontanelle Co-op for many years. In 2001, Todd and Patti divorced.

Later, Todd married Brenda Vance in Greenfield, Iowa. They made their home in rural Greenfield. Through this marriage, Todd became the stepfather to Cody (Hailie) Whaley and step-grandfather to Rogan Whaley. Todd worked from 2002 to 2021 with Agriland Services of Orient, where he did most everything in Ag services, especially applying anhydrous.

Survivors include his wife Brenda Edwards; two sons Trevor Edwards and Cody (Hailie) Whaley, a daughter Tami Edwards; three grandchildren Jayson Alfrey, Ayden Edwards and Rogan Whaley; his mother Nila Edwards, two sisters Teresa (Bob) Joss and Tamara (Gary) Riesenberg, two brothers, Tim Edwards and Tyler (Marci) Edwards, father-in-law Larry Sevier, brother-in-law Jerry (Terri Jo) Sevier, a special friend Hayden Griffith, and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.

Todd was preceded in death by his father Toby Edwards, a sister-in-law Pam Edwards and his mother-in-law Shirley Sevier.