Norman Edwards, Jr., son of the late Norman Edwards, Sr. and Cleo Barkley Edwards was born in Salisbury, Maryland on July 24, 1957. He peacefully took his flight and was called home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Genesis Rehabilitative Nursing Facility in Salisbury, Maryland.
Norman received his formal education in Salisbury, Md. and graduated from Wicomico High School in May 1975.
On December 7, 1985, he was joined in Holy Matrimony to the love of his life Miranda Faye Conway.
Norman Jr. was an avid fisherman and loved the sport of rabbit hunting. These were his favorite past times besides enjoying a fabulous meal. He had a heart of gold and would give his last away. He had a very quiet spirit and would only fuss when he could not have his way. Norman was famous for pointing those fingers during his last days of illness because he could not speak due to his voice box removal.
Norman Jr. was blessed with a gift of finishing concrete which he learned at a very youthful age from his father Norman Edwards, Sr. He was employed over 25 years with the family business Edwards Concrete Works as a Lead Concrete Finisher. Up until his illness he was employed with Foster Concrete, Inc., Parsonburg, Md.
He leaves to cherish many loving memories of life with his wife of 31 years, Miranda Edwards of Salisbury, Maryland. Especially the many week long Cruises to the Carribean Islands. Norman Jr also leaves to cherish his dedicated, loving, caring Mother in Law Amanda Conway, his son Norman Edwards, III of Salisbury, Md; two daughters Narcinda L. Davis, of Rhodesdale, MD., and Shenique Ewell (Jason)of Salisbury, MD. He also leaves eight grandchildren. Norman leaves to cherish in his memories four sisters and two brothers , Sabrina Edwards Brown, Salisbury, Md., Seven El Abdullah (Eartha)Millsboro, Delaware, Cleo Olivette Edwards, Dover, Del., Vanessa Morton, Chicago, IL., Michael Corbin, Salisbury, MD., Reginald Norman Neal, Dover, Del and a entire host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Norman also leave loving aunts, Frances (Aunt Sis) Burke, Owings Mills, Md; Alveta (Aunt Shug) Davis, Fruitland, Md; Lillie Mae (Aunt Gill) Johnson (Curtis), Salisbury, Md., Aunt Pearl Bennett, Plant City, Florida and uncles, Marion Barkley (Claire), Allen, Md., Nathaniel Edwards (Armeta), Belle Glade Forida, Harold Edwards (Freddie Mae), Belle Glade Florida, Dewey Edwards, Philadelphia, PA. Two brother in laws Elwood Darnell Conway (Lilly) San Diego, CA; Lybriant Robinson, New Jersey; Sister in-laws Sandra Conway, Stone Mountain, GA, April Conway, Boston, Mass; Stephanie Watkins, Los Angeles, CA; Kim Tilghman, Stone Mountain, GA. His Father Norman Edwards, Sr., Mother, Cleo Myrtle Edwards, Sister, Edwiena P. Edwards, daughter Pearlisha Edwards, and Father-in-law Elwood Conway all preceded him in death.
There will be a viewing held Friday, October 20, 2017 at Stewart Funeral Home, P.A. by Holloway and Downey from 6:00 PM – 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM with visitation an hour prior at New Dimensions Ministries, 1907 Jersey Rd, Salisbury, MD 21801.
Services are in the care of Stewart Funeral Home, P.A. by Holloway and Downey, 821 West Road, Salisbury, MD 21801. To send condolences to the family visit www.thestewartfuneralhome.com.