C. Ray Edwards

Jul 01, 2014

1944 — 2014

WAYNESVILLE — C. Ray Edwards, 69, of Covington, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Newton Medical Center.

Mr. Edwards was born in Waynesville to the late Harry Ralph and June Henry Edwards. He worked for Sears for 37 years in management and as an owner of the Sears in Covington. He was a member of Lovejoy United Methodist Church in Covington, the Covington Rotary and Elk’s Lodge where he served as president of the Elks for several years.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Beth Edwards, of Covington; two daughters, Carole (John) Christian, of Suwanee, Georgia, and Kimberly (Larry) Whitten, of Hoschton, Georgia; two sons, Denny (Dana) Darby and Kevin Darby, all of Covington; a brother, Ralph (Jean) Edwards, of Greensboro; sisters, Darlene Warren, of Asheville, and Brenda Allison, of Anderson, South Carolina; grandchildren, Courtney Christian, Ashley Whitten and Tyler Darby, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside committal service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. James Parker officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Lovejoy United Methodist Church general fund, 12835 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

 

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