76 year old Joseph Charles Edge of Smithville died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Highway Superintendent. The family has chosen direct cremation. There will be no visitation or services held. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Caroline Edge; his wife, Grace Edge; and a son, Patrick Michael Edge. Survivors include his children, Shaun Edge, Carey Edge Teeters and Donnie Edge. Grandchildren, Hannah George, Rebecca, Joseph M., Alexis, Jeremy, James, Kevin, Amy, Curtis, and Daniel Edge. Several great grandchildren also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.