Mr. Leach Franklin Edwards, Taft, died last night in a local hospital. He was born in Dunklin County, Missouri July 3, 1883. Mr. Edwards had been a resident of the West Side for the past 32 years. He was former employee of the Honolulu Oil Corporation. He is survived by his widow, Sally, Fresno; a son Jack, Taft; three daughters, Joann Ward and Mattie Massenge of Fresno; Georgia Hickok of San Dimas; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Betha Crawford, Taft, also survives. Other survivors are John Edwards, a half brother of Santa Cruz and half sisters Myrtle Jones, Taft; Vena Snyder, Missouri; and Lucy Lee, Missouri. Funeral services are set for Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Donnelly officiating.