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Nov. 14, 1924-July 3, 2006

Curtis Rudolph Edwards, 81, of LaGrange, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

He was a native of Roanoke Rapids and was the son of the late Joe Edwards and Iva Brewer Edwards. He retired from the Air Force as a chief master sergeant with 31 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Logan Edwards, and is survived by one daughter, Velma "Ruth" Edwards of Goldsboro; two sisters, Doris Lewis and Lucille Weiss of Roanoke Rapids; one brother, Daniel Edwards of Roanoke Rapids; and one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held by the graveside today at 11 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, under the direction of Askew Funeral Service.

Published in Obituaries on July 5, 2006 2:04 PM