Age: 80 Address: Bald Mountain Community Date of Death: Monday, February 10, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Clay Edwards of the Bald Mountain Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 10th at his home.
A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late Elbert and Dollie Ledford Edwards and the husband of the late Bernece Wilson Edwards who passed away on February 10th, 2010. He was a US Army Veteran having served in the Korean Conflict. Clay retired from GM where he worked for 30 years before moving back to Burnsville in 1982. He enjoyed singing with a Gospel quartet when he was in Michigan and enjoyed raising gourds in his garden.
Surviving is his daughter, Tressia Ann Edwards and fiancé, Randy McCurry, of Burnsville; son, Gary Lee Edwards and Judy Zech, of Burnsville; sister, Mary McCurry of Burnsville; special friend, Sissy Edwards of Jacks Creek; grandchildren: Christy, Stephanie, Coty, Jenna, Randi, Scott, Sam, BJ, Justin and Gary Lee II all of Burnsville; great-grandchildren: Alyssa, Jordyan, Danika, Dylan, Trey, Tagan, Carter, Shay and Braxtan.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 14th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Denny Wilson will officiate with Military Rites following and conducted by The Sgt. E.L. Randolph, Chapter #57 DAV. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday in the Edwards Community Cemetery on Hoot Owl Road in Bald Mountain.
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