Edwin Ray Paulson, 48, of Alexander died Saturday, Nov. 12. He was born Feb. 22, 1963, in Pampa, Texas.
Edwin had several businesses in Saline County and drove an 18-wheeler for 22 years. He enjoyed playing with his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bonnie Pauline and Ramond Brewer; his father, Fred Henson Paulson; two sisters, Pamela Smith of Fort Smith and Edith Lynn Pruitt of Borger, Texas; and a nephew Stephen Miller, Alexander.
He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Lee Heffington of Alexander; two sisters, Connie Jean Lambert of Benton and Sandra Ridling of Alexander; seven nieces and nephews; and nine great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. at the funeral home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com 
Family comments: He will be greatly missed by his mother and all those who knew him.