Age: 58 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, January 27, 2014. Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Garry Winston Edwards, Sr went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 27th at his home.
A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Doss and Gladys Peterson Tipton. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Curtis Edwards.
Garry enjoyed working on electronics and could fix most anything. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family, friends and loved ones.
Surviving are his daughters: Amanda Edwards and fiancé, Bradly, of Bakersville and Hannah Edwards of Camden, SC; son, Gary Edwards, Jr. and wife, Christy, of Newland; sisters: Earlen Griffith of Green Mountain, Betty Bryan and husband, Tom, of Lake Alfred, FL, Patricia “Pat” Shull and husband, Jerry, of Vale, Diana Davis and husband, Robert, of Pigeon Forge, TN and Peggy Brown and husband, Billy Joe, of Burnsville; brothers: Larry Edwards and wife, Mary Jane, of Burnsville, Jimmy Edwards of Burnsville and Mickey Edwards of Marion; grandchildren: Kelby, Colby, Taven, Dalton and Adriana Edwards.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 31st in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Jeff Brewer and Rev. Sherrill Whitson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Stamey Town Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Gideons International, PO box 611, Burnsville, NC 28714.