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Obituary for Jason Edwards

December 25, 1933 - May 23, 2018
Bladenboro, North Carolina | Age 84


Jason Edwards, 84 year old Army Veteran of Bladenboro passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents Clarence and Fodie Edwards, two sisters: Christine Dowless and Hazel Priest. Jason leaves behind his devoted wife of 62 years Ava H. Edwards, of the home, son Archie Edwards and wife Jeni M. of Youngsville, daughter Cynthia E. Davis and husband Danny of Bladenboro and two grandchildren: David Davis and Rachel Davis.

Jason was a hardworking, family man who loved his wife, children and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed working in his garden, tending to his beautiful roses, and taking long walks telling stories of the "Good Ole Days." A devoted member of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean conflict and in later years, on the Board of Selective Services. Among his other achievements, he retired as the Division Equipment Superintendent for the NC Department of Transportation and a faithful member of the Oak Grove Original Freewill Baptist Church in Bladenboro.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 25th at 11:00 am at Bladen Memorial Gardens in Elizabethtown with Rev. James Nobles officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Oak Grove Original FW Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

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