LOUISBURG--Roger Gene Edwards, Sr., 78, of Louisburg departed this earthly life on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Maria Parham Health. Born on July 17, 1940 to the late Paul Hampton and Rosa Tharrington Edwards. Roger was a humble Godly man who loved the Lord and his grandchildren who spent their summers with him. He wouldn't hesitate to tell you about Jesus and farming. In his younger days, Roger was a great basketball player and he enjoyed golf and the card game gin.
The family received friends Sunday night from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg. Funeral services were held Monday at 11:00 am at Corinth Baptist Church, with Reverend Patrick Fuller officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Sandra; sons, Roger Gene Edwards, Jr. (Robin), Harold Edwards, (Lisa), Brian Edwards; grandchildren, Brad Edwards, Amelia, Taylor, Jacob, Holden, Jordan, Keith; and great-granddaughter, Kinsley; brothers, Donald Edwards (Dianne), Mickey Edwards; sister, Mildred Murphy.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, c/o Julia Collins, 935 Weldon Road, Henderson, NC 27537. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.