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James Howard Edwards

August 24, 1953 April 13, 2019
James  Howard Edwards
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Obituary for James Howard Edwards

James Howard Edwards of Shannon, was born Monday, August 24, 1953 in Robeson County to the late Henry Hiram Edwards and Doshie Ethel Edward and departed this life on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Southeastern Reginal Medical Center in Lumberton, completing his journey of 65 years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: Bruce Edwards, Veron Edwards; two sisters: Sara Kaye Edwards, Shelby Jean Edwards and a special nephew Danny Mclean. James enjoyed fishing, and watch drag racing with his family. He was a hard worker, for the last 21 years he was a dedicated worker for lee Electric as well as a member of Red Springs United Pentecostal Church

Hs is survived by his loving wife of 48 years: Betty Faye Edwards of the home; one son: Jamie Jacobs (Marsha) of Shannon; two daughters: Saprina Michelle Edwards (Russell) of Lumber Bridge, Kimberly Dawn Edwards of Shannon; four sisters: Doris Mclean, Margaret Deluca both of St. Pauls, Susan Faye Lowery of Red Springs, Mary Janet Lineberry of Graham; two brothers: Joseph Edwards of St. Pauls and Norman Edwards of Red Springs; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, special fur baby named Angel and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

James has two very special grandsons that he has helped raise and has loved as if they were his own: Daniel De’Coty Edwards and Ty Delainie Edwards, both of Shannon. He was proud and encouraging of both these young men that felt more like sons than grandsons to him.


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Visitation

Tuesday

16

Apr

6:00 PM 4/16/2019 6:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 4/16/2019 9:00:00 PM
Boles Funeral Home - Red Springs

102 North Vance Street
Red Springs, NC 28377

Boles Funeral Home - Red Springs
102 North Vance Street Red Springs 28377 NC
United States

Service

Wednesday

17

Apr

2:00 PM 4/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
United Pentecostal Church

402 Lewis Road
Red Springs, NC 28377

United Pentecostal Church
402 Lewis Road Red Springs 28377 NC
United States
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