Lee Edwards, Jr.

March 6, 1929 ~ August 17, 2018 (age 89)

Mr. Lee Edwards, Jr of Bryceville passed away Friday August 17, 2018 at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center-Riverside.

Mr. Edwards was the son of the late Lee Edwards, Sr. and Josie Fowler Edwards.

Mr. Edwards was a vending foreman with the Pepsi Cola Company in Jacksonville with 40 years of service.

Survivors include his sons David (Jennifer) Edwards of Jacksonville, Gary (Gayle) Ledford of Biltmore, North Carolina, Corbin (Nancy) Ledford of Cherryville, North Carolina

Daughters Melanie Lee (Buddy) Johnson of Bryceville, and Janice Toirkens of Loganville, Georgia

Grandchildren Kristina Johnson, Kimberly “Buffy” Johnson, Allison Hughes, Jake Edwards, Danny Ledford, Valerie Shelton, Richard Carter, Sheri Carter, Alex Toirkens, Susan Niles, Heather Grier, Wendy Barrett, and Michelle Justice.

19 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild

Beloved Brother in Law Nathan (Gina) Thomas

Beloved nieces Machelle Thomas, Serena Winney, Martha Ward, Contessa Sierra

In addition to his parents Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Hope Edwards, Daughters Mary Anne Holland and Linda Peterson and a brother Nolan Edwards.

Funeral services for Mr. Edwards will be conducted Saturday August 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Prestwood Funeral Home with Rev. Joey Roundtree officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Friday evening August 24, 2018 from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home.


Prestwood Funeral Home of Baldwin is serving the Edwards family.













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