Ainslie Edwards Jr.
Published in Daily
Press on January 20, 2013
MATHEWS - Curtis A.
Edwards, Jr., 72, died Monday, January 14, at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
in Gloucester, Va. He was born in Newport News, Va. on April 8, l940.
"Curt" was a graduate of Warwick High School, where he was an
outstanding baseball and basketball player.
After graduation, he signed professional baseball contracts and played
for farm teams of the Baltimore Orioles and St. Louis Cardinals.
Later, Curt worked for many years alongside his father, Curtis Edwards,
Sr., who owned C. A. Edwards Company, Inc.
After retiring, Curt moved to Gwynn's Island where he spent many hours
on his boat crabbing and oystering. He loved being on the water and these
were the happiest days of his life.
Curt is survived by his daughter, Lisa A. Edwards of Richmond; his son
Curtis Edwards Stone of Norfolk and one grandson, Travis Stone.
Also surviving is his sister, Phyllis E. McCarron of Gwynn's Island and
brother-in-law, Jim McCarron, with whom he had established a special friendship
in recent years.
Curt leaves 2 nieces, Lynn Coger, Jan Fisher and one nephew, Jim McCarron,
Family and friends will gather at a later date to celebrate Curt's life.
A special thank you goes out to the ICU staff at Walter Reed Hospital
for their caring and compassionate help.
The family would also like to thank Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home for their
support at this time.