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Douglas Edwards

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SARATOGA — Douglas Edwards, 72, of 7716 Gardners School Road, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke FWB Church, 311 Church St., Stantonsburg. Bishop Willie Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Wilson. Loving memories are forever cherished by his wife, Dr. Leccie Edwards of the home; his son, Eric Edwards (Monica) of Clayton; his daughter, Diane Reid of Washington, D.C.; a daughter-in-law, Robin Edwards of Wilson; one sister; one brother; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. A viewing will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Carrons Funeral Home, 325 E. Nash St., Wilson. The family will receive friends 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at St. Luke Church. They will receive friends at other times at the residence and will assemble there at noon Saturday in preparation for the funeral procession. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home. Condolences may be directed to www.carronsfuneralhome.com. THE WILSON TIMES publishes brief death notices at no charge. Full obituaries are published on a paid basis. The obituary deadline is 4 p.m. the day before the obituary is to be published. Contact Lori Parrish at 265-7816 with questions.