Richard Hubert Edwards,
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Richard Hubert Edwards,
  • April 6, 1939 - November 30, 2017
  • Norfolk, Virginia

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Richard Hubert Edwards, Sr., 78, passed away in Norfolk on Thursday. He is preceded in death by his parents Rennis and Louis Edwards; three sisters, Phyllis Worley, Ann Matson and Nancy Fitch; son, Franklin Robert Edwards. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carolyn Edwards; son, Richard Edwards, Jr. (Bettie); daughter, Cheryl E. Reyes (Robert); daughter in law, Leslie Edwards; grandchildren, April Denton, Zoe Reyes, Richard Edwards, III, Aaron and Austin Edwards; great grandchildren, Samantha Wright, Typanga Swiantek and Joseph Edwards; great-great grandchildren, Ann Marie Wright, Braydon and Layla Mae Everett. Richard retired after 34 years as a service technician for Sears. His hobbies include building model trains, woodworking and gardening. He was very talented with his hands and could repair about anything.

A service will be conducted at 11am, Tuesday at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home with a visitation starting one hour prior. Burial will immediately follow the service at Rosewood Memorial Park. Concluding the services there will be a reception back at funeral home. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.kellumfuneralhome.com.