Mr. Rudolph “Crabby” Edwards passed away at his
Laventille home, in Trinidad, W.I., on Wednesday September 3rd
2008, after a lengthy illness. “Crabby”, as he was called
in the pan world, was 79 years of age. He was the oldest
of the men who are still alive, that started with the prenames
of Desperadoes back in the mid 1940's. Crabby was an iron
percussionist of the Desperadoes Steel Orchestra. He had
stopped playing in 2005 due to his illness.
Mr. Edwards (Crabby) lost his wife Muffy, in September of
1996 to a heart attack. They were a couple since in the
1950’s. Our sympathy goes out to their surviving family
members, who are four sons, two daughters and other loved ones.
Mr. Rudolph "Crabby" Edwards, was buried on Monday September 8th
2008 in Port Of Spain, Trinidad.
Crabby is the third member of Desperadoes who has been laid
to rest this year. Earlier, Desperadoes lost both