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Curtis Lee Edwards, Jr.

June 28, 1927 May 4, 2019
Curtis Lee Edwards, Jr.
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Obituary for Curtis Lee Edwards, Jr.

PORTSMOUTH- Curtis Lee Edwards, Jr., 91, died peacefully on May 4, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A native of Portsmouth, he was predeceased by his wife, Jean S. Edwards; parents, Curtis L. and Elsie Mae Edwards; sisters, Doris Gordon and Margaret Pugh; and granddaughter, Emily Edwards. Curtis was the retired owner of Edwards Electric Company. He was an elder and deacon of Simonsdale Presbyterian Church and a Navy veteran of WWII.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Armstrong and husband Tom, and Kathy Naylor and husband Jerry; two sons, Stephen B. Edwards and wife Diane, and David A. Edwards and wife Donna; eight grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. A special thank you to his caregivers, Al Ward and Debra Holley.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, at 11 AM in Simonsdale Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Martha Mitchell. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Tuesday from 7-9 PM. Contributions may be made to Simonsdale Presbyterian Church Building Fund.

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7:00 PM 5/7/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 5/7/2019 9:00:00 PM
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel

5201 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel
5201 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 5/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Simonsdale Presbyterian Church

5016 Vick St.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Simonsdale Presbyterian Church
5016 Vick St. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3920 Airline Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA 23321

3920 Airline Blvd. Chesapeake 23321 VA
United States

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