Harold G. Edwards

Died: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017


Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sun., Oct. 08, 2017
Location: Chapel of Yancey Funeral Service


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Harold G. Edwards, age 60, of Mars Hill, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 5th, 2017.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Latt and Bonnie Edwards.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Woody.  Harold was an animal lover who enjoyed going to Bluegrass Festivals and  flea marketing.  

Surviving is his partner of 34 years, Dennis Anders; siblings:  Rick Edwards and wife, Marsha Poke Edwards, of Virginia, Kay Robinson and husband, Ben, of Burnsville,  Carolyn Howell and husband, David, of Burnsville, Dennis Edwards of Burnsville, Danny Edwards of Pennsylvania, Latt Edwards, Jr. and wife, Jennie, of Pennsylvania, Nina Gail Tellie of Mooresville and Millidene Landon of Burnsville and sisters-in-law: Diane Cody and husband, Bruce, of Mars Hill and Annette Parker and husband, Mark, of Barnardsville.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 8th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Chaplain Ronnie Fox will officiate.  The family will receive friends following the Memorial Service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to your local Humane Society.

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Nancy McDaniel
   Posted Fri October 06, 2017
Harold was such a wonderful man! He had a loving and kind spirit and was always so kind in word and deed. He also was great to work with and had an amazing memory for part numbers. Called him "Rain Man"... he could remember very long part number, quantity and locations without any backup except his brain. Loved him dearly...

Sybil Edwards Williams
   Posted Fri October 06, 2017
condolences to cousin Harold's family. He was such a good man. He will be missed greatly. We love you Harold.

Norma Jean Luzietti
   Posted Fri October 06, 2017
Harold will be missed by many, especially me. I had started working with Harold in 1990 and we quickly grew to be close friends. I could always count on Harold to brighten my days with his sweet smile and a big hug. He always made sure people knew that he cared about them. I wish I could have spent more time with him but I guess the Lord had different plans. Harold loved his family and friends with a true unconditional love and he was a very special person and I love him very much.

Revelle Edwards
   Posted Fri October 06, 2017
Harold was such a kind, sweet, loving soul. i will keep those fond memories in my heart forever. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Rebecca Gale Hancock
   Posted Sat October 07, 2017
Dennis,
I am so sorry to read about Harold. I hope you find comfort and peace in the coming days. Thinking of you. You are in my prayers.

Renea Anders
   Posted Sat October 07, 2017
Harold brought calmness to my life and was a welcome ray of sunshine. He was so tender-hearted, enjoyed family get-togethers, loved me even when I was an un-ruly child and did not place conditions on receiving or giving love. I will never forget his kindness to me, my Mama or my Daddy. What wonderful memories I have of him! He was so very good to Dennis and all of our family. He was a blessing to the Anders' family. My thoughts and prayers are with Dennis and all of Harold's family.

Jonathan Greene
   Posted Mon October 09, 2017
I am shocked and saddened to hear of Harold’s passing. He was always sweet and kind to me and always trying to say something to make me laugh. He will be sorely missed. If you need anything don’t hesitate to call.

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