Cover photo for Charles Richard Edris's Obituary
Charles Richard Edris Profile Photo

Charles Richard Edris

May 30, 1955 — November 20, 2022


Charles Richard Edris

Charles was born on May 30, 1955, in Newton, Kansas. He is the first of six children born to Richard and Thelma “Jeep” (Tallman) Edris. Charles graduated from Remington High School as the class of 1973. He then went on to play football for Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. In 1977, Charles began working at Horizon Milling in Newton, Kansas and retired after 43 years of service to the flour mill.

In his free time, Charles enjoyed all things hunting and fishing, but most of all, he loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. Charles’ family includes his partner, Merce Pentz, Wichita, KS; children: Tawnya (Josh) Malecki, Hutchinson, KS; Travis Edris, Halstead, KS;  Tiffany (John) Wendling, Halstead, KS; grandchildren: MacKenzie Malecki, Nicholas Malecki, Clay Malecki, Peyton Wendling, Jackson Wendling, Leo Wendling; mother: Jeep Edris, Whitewater, KS; siblings: Harry Edris, Whitewater, KS;  Dennis Edris, Whitewater, KS; Bruce (Nanette) Edris, Whitewater, KS; Sue (Raymond) Archer, Whitewater, KS;  Tina Edris Macy, Goddard, KS; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Charles, at the age of 67, passed away on November 20, 2022, at his home in Wichita, Kansas, surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his father, Richard Edris; grandparents: Charles and Violet (Moore) Tallman; Charles and Emma (Brockway) Edris.

Charles’ family will gather to greet friends on Sunday, November 27, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Lamb Funeral Home, Whitewater, Kansas, and a funeral service for Charles will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2022, at Federated Church Whitewater, Kansas. Burial to follow at Whitewater Cemetery. Services will be led by Pastor Jason Lowery. Memorial contributions in Charles’ name may be directed to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Charles at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Charles Richard Edris, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Sunday, November 27, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, November 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1378

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree