Joel B. Edwards

April 5, 1944April 6, 2018

Joel B. Edwards, age 74, of Newton, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 6, 2018 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Joe was born April 5, 1944 in Catawba County to the late Esco and Ruby Brindle Edwards and was a US Army Veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Keith Edwards. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Bernice S. Edwards; sisters, Carolyn Smith, Janice Cooper, Kay Hildebran (Harold), Sandra Preswood (Harold). A Gathering of Friends will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home.

To My Darling Joe: For 45 years, you have been more than just my husband, you have been my best friend. You have been my caregiver. In every way, you have always taken care of me. You have always stood behind me. You have loved me more than I could have ever imagined. You changed my life in every way. You and I have a love that most people only dream of having,. I am so grateful to God for giving me to you. I will always cherish the time we had together. I know in my heart one day, we will be together again forever in Heaven. For always, your loving wife, Bernice.


  • Gathering of Friends Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Joel B. Edwards

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