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Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

Thursday, September 6th, 1934 Monday, April 20th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Robert Perry Edwards

Robert Perry Edwards, 85, of Louisburg passed away on April 20, 2020. He was born on September 6, 1934 to the late Zeddie Omega and Violet Naff Edwards. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Edwards.

Robert served in the US Navy before his retirement as a meter base supervisor with Westinghouse of Raleigh. He was known for his skills of welding and small engine work. Repairing lawn mowers or welding farm equipment for community friends was something he loved. For many years he enjoyed playing guitar in the band with his friends. Family and friends were important to him and many of his friendships lasted all his years.

When the social distancing restrictions are lifted, Robert’s family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life Service to be held at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services.

Robert is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Carol Edwards; his granddaughter, Rachel Weddington and Mitch.

Contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church c/o Julia Collins, 935 Weldon Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

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Wendy Fuller

I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one.
Prayers and comfort to all of you.
Wendy Fuller
Comment | Posted at 08:38am via Condolence
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Timothy Finch

Tim and Carol So sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad and also your Mom recently. They were both friends of my parents growing up. Robert and my Daddy Bobby shared the same birthday and enjoyed playing music together.
Tim and Tracey Finch
Comment | Posted at 08:29am via Condolence
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Evon Arnold

Tim and Carol, so sorry for the loss of both of your parents. Prayers lifted up! 🙏
Comment | Posted at 05:56pm via Condolence

Johnny Rogers

So sorry to hear about Robert. I worked with him for years at Westinghouse.
Posted at 11:33am
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