William T. Edwards
October 17, 2012
William Edwards was born on October 24, 1946 to Grace Patterson and John Coleman in Hanover County Virginia. William received his education in Queens New York, where he later enlisted into the United States Army. After service William was employed at The Smithsonian Institution, where he served dutifully for twenty-seven years before retiring in 2011.
William is survived by his wife Barbara Douglas-Edwards, three sons James, Jermaine, and Omar, one daughter Keisha , two step-daughters Gloria and Shanice, ten grandchildren, Omar Jr. Jarell, Jah’kee, Tianna, Isaiah, Carmello, Desiree, Jammieh, Elijah, and Jermaine Jr., five step-grandchildren London, Rashad, Malik, Christian, Stephan and a host of loving family and friends. William will best be remembered for his sense of humor and giving nature.
Services are as follows...
On Thursday, November 8:
Interment - Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery (map/directions) - 1:00 p.m.
Viewing - Horton Funeral Home Chapel, Washington - 9:30 a.m.
Funeral - Horton Funeral Home Chapel - 10:30 a.m.
Interment - Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery