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Fred R. Edwards

September 9, 1928 - December 13, 2019
Fred R. Edwards, of Va Beach, entered glory on December 13th, he was 91 yrs old.  He was born on September 9, 1928 in Selma, NC to Alton & Essie Edwards.  His only sibling died in childhood.
He was a very hard working gentle giant who found it hard to retire.  He worked until he was 86 yrs old.  He loved being around people and they loved him.  His employment included 12 yrs at Hester TV,  25 yrs at Brinks Armored Truck and 25 yrs with the Va Beach School System assisting handicapped children on & off the buses.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Jean West Edwards.  Daughters, Gloria (Steven) and Ellen (Lee) and sons Chuck and Brian.  His long legacy includes 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
There will be a celebration of his life held Friday, December 20th at Light of Hope UMC, 208 S Plaza Trail, Va Beach.  5:00 visitation, 6:00 service.  In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions in his memory to Light of Hope Methodist Church.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, December 20, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

Light of Hope

208 South Plaza Trail

VA Beach, VA 23452


Memorial Information

Date: Friday, December 20, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Light of Hope

208 South Plaza Trail

VA Beach, VA 23452


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