Ronald Reece EdwardsJune 4, 1944 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 72)
Ronald Reece Edwards, 72, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at his home. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Reece and Pansy Laws Edwards. He was also preceded in death by a sister; Gail Edwards and a brother Dale Edwards. He was a Vietnam US Army Veteran, a member of the
Green Berets and a retired employee of Blue Ridge Hospital. Ronald attended Petersons Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
Surviving is his wife of 52 years: Lou Silvers Edwards; 2 daughters: Kim Riddle and husband Sam, and Angie Laws all of Burnsville; 5 grandchildren: Brittany Duncan, Brooke Phillips, Triston Riddle, Zachary Laws and Ciara Laws; 2 great granddaughters: Kirra and Logan Duncan; a brother: Rev. Bud Edwards and wife Lou of Burnsville; 2 nieces and a nephew also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 8PM Thursday, May 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Randy Laws and Roger Thompson will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11AM Friday in the Deyton/Laws Cemetery at Bailey Hill, with Military Honors by Sgt. EL Randolph, Chapter 57 DAV.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8PM Thursday, prior to the service at the funeral home.