Former Governor Edwin Edwards laid to rest Sunday in Baton Rouge

Louisiana

Historic that’s the word many bystanders used to describe watching the procession leading former Governor Edwin Edwards to his final resting place.

From the state capitol where Edwards lied in state his casket was placed on a horse drawn carriage and led down 4th street to the old state capitol for a private funeral service.

He was brought through the doors of the old state capitol, followed by his children and family.

Edwards is remembered as someone who really cared about the people.

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