Mr. Jack E. Edwards, 85, of Burlington, passed away at his residence on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
A native of Alamance County, he was husband of the late Ellen Carothers Edwards and son of the late Ravin Edwards and Ruby Allred Edwards. Jack retired from the US Air Force after 21 years of service and, also retired from General Electric. He was a member of the E.M. Holt Volunteer Fire Department and was one of their first EMT’s. He was a member of the Alamance Senior Golf League and the GE Golf League.
Surviving are two daughters, Sherry McKeel (Lee) and Shaunna Allyn all of Burlington; two sons, Bobby Edwards (Brenda) of Graham and Randy Edwards (Elaine) of Alabama; nine grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and two sisters, Brenda Stewart and Bonnie King, both of Elon.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Alamance Memorial Park with Dr. Tony Honeycut officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke University, Office of Gift Records, Attn: Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 2200 W. Main St., Suite A230, Durham, NC 27705.