Leon Edwards

Born: Mon., Oct. 8, 1934
Died: Tue., Aug. 7, 2012

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Leon "Bubba" Edwards, son Littera Aiken Edwards and Winston Edwards, was born October 8, 1934 in Islandton, SC.  He received his formal education in the Colleton County public schools, and lived most of his life in Sniders. Leon was retired from the South Carolina Department of Transportation, and was employed with Colleton Cojnty Solid Waste Department.  In his spare time, Leon enjoyed planting in his garden, and was very passionate about his flowers. On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro, SC, Mr. Leon Edwards was called by God to peaceful, eternal rest.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Leo Edwards, and a sister, Catherine S. Adikson. He leaves to cherish precious memories; his wife of 55 years, Mrs. Janie Jamison Edwards; one daughter, Jacqueline Edwards Kinsey of Walterboro, SC; three sons, Stanley T. Edwards, Patrick Edwards, both of Ruffin, SC and Jason L. Edwards of Newport News, VA; two grandsons, Shawn L. Kinsey, Sr. (Kindra) and Sir Patrick Edwards (Tasha); two sisters, Angeline E. Givens and Joann J. Fryar, both of Ruffin, SC; sisters-in-law, Audrey Delany (James), and Regina Webb, both of Charleston, SC, and Joyce Cook of Miami, FL; brothers-in-law, Willis Jamison (Shirley) of Bronx, NY, Lewis Jamison (Gertrude) of Ruffin, SC, Hubert Webb and Earl Webb, both of Charleston, SC; one aunt, Martha Allen; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Leon Edwards were held 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Deep Creek Baptist Church in Islandton, SC.  Burial was in Stephens Cemetery in Ruffin, SC.  Arrangements were by Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro.i

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