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Milton Glen Edwards Jr.

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Sept. 4, 1931 — Oct. 2, 2020

SPRING HOPE — Glen Edwards, 89, passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at his home. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Oakdale Cemetery, Spring Hope.

Following high school, Glen served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Upon returning home, he married his sweetheart, Geraldine Guy, in 1954. He graduated from Atlantic Christian College, now Barton College, in Wilson, with a business degree. He attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He worked with the state of North Carolina for more than 30 years, first as an admissions counselor at Richard T. Fountain Training School in Rocky Mount and for the state office in Raleigh. Glen loved spending time with his family and grandkids. He enjoyed playing golf and cards and visiting his vacation home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Glen leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Geraldine “Gerry” Edwards of the home; three sons, Allen Edwards (Corinne) of Venice Beach, California, Keith Edwards (Karyn) of Raleigh, Randy Edwards (Vera) of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Tammy E. Stoker (Barry) of Raleigh and Laura Denise Edwards of Raleigh; and nine grandchildren, Mitchell Edwards, Lydia Edwards (Andrew), Travis Stoker, Alex Edwards, Laura Edwards, Eric Stoker, Liam Edwards, Kathryn Edwards and Christina Edwards.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Spring Hope Funeral Home. Online condolences may be directed to www.springhopefh.com.