Ricky Alfred Edwards

Born: Wed., May 15, 1968
Died: Wed., May 7, 2014


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., May 11, 2014
Location: Seagle Funeral Home

Funeral Service

8:00 PM Sun., May 11, 2014
Location: Seagle Funeral Home

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Ricky Alfred Edwards, age 45 of Christiansburg, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.  He was born on May 15, 1968 in Radford, and is the son of Sara Patton Edwards and the late Michael Wayne Edwards.  Ricky was a veteran of the United States Army, and a long-time employee of Volvo Trucks in Dublin and was an active member of the U.A.W. local 2069.  He is survived by his wife, Sheri Edwards of Christiansburg;  a son;  Shane Edwards and his wife Candice of Floyd;  step-children;  Ashleigh Lovelace, Zach Lovelace, Amanda Lovelace, Coby Lovelace;  brother;  Michael Scott Edwards and his wife Amanda of Charlotte, NC along with their daughter, Karis Edwards;  and one grandchild;  Braxton James Pennington.  He is also survived by an aunt and uncle;  Pat and Sam Lawson of Dublin;  special cousins; Melissa Slippey of Christiansburg, and Barry Lawson of Richmond;  special friend;  Ricky Crowder of Dublin.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home with the Rev. Kathie Wilson-Parks officiating.  Visiting will be Sunday at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  A military graveside service will be held Monday, May 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to The American Cancer Society 2840 Electric Road Suite 106 A

Roanoke, Virginia 24018 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.  540-980-1700

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Darnell Davis
   Posted Sat May 10, 2014
Although quite a few years had passed...thanks for being a part of my life. No matter how old we get, we never forget the friends we made while growing up. God bless you and your family and be with you always.

Richard and Ann Marcus
   Posted Sat May 10, 2014
Deepest sympathy to all of the family... You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sharon Eller
   Posted Sat May 10, 2014
So sorry, Sherri. You lost him too soon just as we did your mom! You and your family are in my prayers.

Don and Brenda Schnell
   Posted Sat May 10, 2014
To Sara Edwards -- We extend our sympathy for your sad loss. You often
spoke of Ricky and we know how much he meant to you. If we can be of
any help or if you just wish to talk, give us a call.

With love,

Don and Brenda Schnell

   Posted Sat May 10, 2014

Janie Hurd Akers
   Posted Sun May 11, 2014
Sara and family, may God Bless you all!

Ernie Wallace
   Posted Sun May 11, 2014
I am so sorry to read about your loss. I shall keep you and your family in my prayers and thoughts.
Ernie Wallace

Christie C.
   Posted Mon May 12, 2014
I am very sorry to read of your family's loss. I hope you will find comfort, as I have, in this wonderful promise from our Heavenly Father--Revelation 21:3,4.

sandi bryant
   Posted Tue May 13, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss Ricky fought hard and trusted our lord so the lord said enough and took him home may God give you comfort in knowing he is not in pain anymore God bless you all.

Mary Goodykoontz
   Posted Thu May 15, 2014
Dear Sara and Family,
I am shocked and very sad to see that Ricky has died. I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers, Sara. Bless you.

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