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Milton "Dick" Edwards

March 28, 1936 November 16, 2017
Milton "Dick" Edwards
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Obituary for Milton "Dick" Edwards

Oscar Milton Edwards, 81, known to many as Dick, life long resident of the Seven Springs area, passed away Thursday morning, November 16.

A memorial gathering for family and friends will be Sunday, November 19, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. A private burial will take place in the Melvin Garris Family Cemetery, located adjacent to Pineview Cemetery, Seven Springs.
Candy welcomes family and friends to also reminisce with her at her residence.

A farmer of many years, he enjoyed his employment as a farm maintenance manager with Carolina Turkeys/Envirolink.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otha Milton Edwards and Julia Frances Garris Williams Edwards; a brother, James Kenneth Edwards; a sister, Blanche Williams Wilson; dear uncle and aunts, Paul Barwick “P.B.” Garris, Rachel Garris, and Pennie Edwards.

Surviving family members include his daughter, Candy Edwards Alexander and husband, Rusty, of Seven Springs; two grandsons, Milton Jerry “M.J.” Herring and his special friend, Erin Casey, both of Goldsboro, and James Paul “J.P.” Alexander of Seven Springs; a sister, Marjoray Williams Shivar of Seven Springs, along with her family; a brother-in-law, Joseph Wilson of Mount Olive, along with his family; and special cousins, Donald Williams and wife, Mary, of La Grange, Paula Garris Craig and husband, Bob, of Goldsboro, and Jean Edwards Brinson and husband, L.H. of Richlands; extended family, Millie Edwards of Winston-Salem, and her son, Harley Edwards of Grantham; and a special family friend, Shelton Sutton of Seven Springs.

A Tyndall Service.

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