July 12, 1931 - January 14, 2022
Edward Edwards, affectionately known as “Ed,” age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022.
Born in Coaldale, PA, on July 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Edward and Emma (Richards) Edwards, Sr. Ed was a graduate of Coaldale High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, during the Korean War. He made his career as a car salesman at Winner Lincoln Mercury in Wilmington, retiring after 25 years.
Active in his community, Ed was a member of Holly Oak Calvary United Methodist Church and Hall-Burke VFW Post #5447, in Wilmington. He was a race horse owner and avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and season ticket holder.
In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his sons, Eddie Edwards III and Thomas Edwards and siblings, Marian Rhoads, Margaret Shellhammer and Ann Louise Derr. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Moyna T. (Luckanish) Edwards; children, Marilynn Edwards, Mark Carter, Brian Carter and Ted Edwards; and grandchildren, Jacob Turpin, Kristina Carter, Kristin Carter, Kaitlyn Carter, Rook Edwards and Halo Edwards.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Holly Oak Calvary United Methodist Church, 1511 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ed’s name to Holly Oak Calvary United Methodist Church, at the address listed above or to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711 or by clicking here.