Jim Edwards and Rayleen Kettell were married on June 25, 1966.
The wedding was held at the Church of God, 11th and Howard in Delta. James Schendel was best man and Joann Corcoran was maid of honor. Most of the attendees were fellow DHS students.
The Edwards moved from Delta in 1968 and spent the next 45 years in the Army, living in Denver and Farmington, N.M. They always called Delta their home. They retired in 2005 and now live in Grand Junction. They have two sons, James III (Cara) and Damon; three grandsons, Nicholas (Amber), James IV and Anthony; a granddaughter, Elizabeth; and one great-grandson, Harley.