September 1, 1952 – November 12, 2020
Mr. Eddie Alfred Edwards, Sr., 68, a resident of Chocowinity, NC passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020.
He was born September 1, 1952 to the late Alice and Thelbert Edwards in Pitt County, NC. He was a lover of life and his family always came first. He never met a stranger and would talk for hours. He loved fixing lawnmowers and operating backhoes. He was a heavy equipment operator for the City of Washington and retired in 2014.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda B. Edwards, one daughter, Karen Woolard (Andy), three sons; Eddie Edwards, Jr. (Rebecca), Stanley Edwards (Debra), Joseph Edwards (Cheryl), grandchildren; Joseph Paul Edwards, Jr. (Jessica), Landon Edwards, Mason Edwards, Dakota Woolard, Dylan Woolard, Morgan Bullin, Christopher Jones (Angela), Daisey Foster, and Nathaniel Foster (Gracie),great grandchildren; Cadence Edwards, Holly, Christina, Christopher, Jr., three sisters and seven brothers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, four brothers and one great grandchild.
A graveside celebration of the life of Eddie will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, November 15, 2020 at E & L Edwards Family Cemetery, 50 Fredericks Road, Chocowinity, NC 27817. Pallbearers include Stanley Edwards, Joseph Edwards, Sr., Eddie Edwards, Jr., Christopher Jones and Andy Woolard.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Joseph B. Paul, Jr. & Washington Funeral & Cremation.
Saturday, November 14
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Washington Funeral and Cremation – Hillside Chapel
4500 US Hwy 264 E
Washington, North Carolina 27889
Sunday, November 15
E & L Edwards Family Cemetery
50 Fredericks Road
Chocowinity, NC 27817