Michael Earl Edwards

May 24, 1955 - January 6, 2021
Michael Earl Edwards

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Michael Earl Edwards, age 65, a resident of the Gilead Shores Community died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at his home with his family by his side.

The family will receive friends on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 6:00 until 7:00 pm at Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church, Blounts Creek, NC
A funeral service will be held at 7:00 pm officiated by Pastor Michael Hill.

Michael was born May 24, 1955 in Beaufort County to the late Hertford Harding Edwards and Myrna Walls Edwards Cadwell. He was the husband of Dale Edwards for 25 years.

Michael was a lover of all things outdoors; his gardening, chickens, mowing, yard work and fishing with his wife Dale was his favorite thing to do. Michael loved his family very much and was most proud of his children. Michael loved the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior and stayed strong in his faith through his battle with cancer.

He is survived by his children; Shane Edwards, Miracle Lynn Edwards and Hunter Edwards, his siblings; Peggy Bright (Frankie), Deborah Clark (Mike), and Joy Fleming, step siblings; Elizabeth A. Cadwell, Cathy Cadwell Wells (Greg), John F. Cadwell and Charles H. Cadwell (Cindy), grandchildren; Nathan Edwards, Kylie Edwards and one great grandchild on the way. Micheal was predeceased by his parents Hertford Harding Edwards and Myrna Ruth Edwards Cadwell, his step-father George H. Cadwell Jr., two brothers; Danny Drew Edwards, Gregory Dale Edwards and a step brother, George H. Cadwell, III.

You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service & Washington Funeral and Cremation are serving the Edwards family.


Funeral Service

Monday, January 11, 2021
6:00 PM

Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church - Directions
2685 Ephesus Church Rd.
Blount's Creek, 27814
252-975-6451

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  • January 12, 2021
    Kay Phillips says:
    So sorry to hear the passing of Mike. He was a very sweet person in school. Kay Wall Phillips

  • January 10, 2021
    Cindy McRaith says:
    Michael was a good, hard working man. I will miss him. Loved him and know that he is finally at peace with our Savior. Families are forever .

  • January 08, 2021
    Miracle Edwards says:
    i love your bear hugs dadda

  • January 08, 2021
    Miracle Edwards says:
    daddy daughter moment