Dr. Winston (Wink) Tacker Edwards died Wednesday November 14, 2018. Dr. Edwards was preceded in death by his parents Dr. Winston Aerson. Edwards and Elizabeth Tacker Edwards, and his two sisters Barbara Holley and Charlene Masters.He is survived by his wife, Marguerite Whitehead Edwards, his son, Winston Whitehead Edwards, his daughter, Heather Spangler Main, of England, four grandsons, Jack and Chesney Clubb of England, and Spangler and Wylie Edwards of Montgomery and his brother Thomas Randolph Edwards. Dr. Edwards received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama, a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Alabama and his M.D. degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He did a Pediatric Clerkship at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Haiti in 1968 to aid impoverished children. He interned at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham in Internal Medicine and completed his residency at Carraway Methodist Hospital including Chief Medical Resident. He practiced Internal Medicine for 43 years before his retirement and was Board Certified at his death. Dr Edwards served in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps from 1971-1977. He was in private practice at Baptist Hospital South in Montgomery, including part time faculty member of Montgomery Internal Medical Residency Program.In his younger years he taught Horseback riding at Camp Grandview and went on to show Quarter horses with his daughter Heather. He enjoyed Alabama football, hunting and fishing with his grandsons, golfing with his son, Winston, his friends and his father in law Col. Chuck Whitehead. Dr. Edwards was an excellent doctor who loved the practice of medicine and cared deeply about his patients. He was greatly loved by his family, patients and friends. Services for Dr. Edwards were held Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Leak Memory Chapel at 11 a.m. Burial followed at Wetumpka City Cemetery.

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