Published 10:32 pm Thursday, November 13, 2008
Name: Steve Edwards
Occupation and title: Retired
Spouse’s name: Sandra
Children’s names and ages: Lori 42, Shannon, 40, Drew, 32, Amy, 37
Church affiliation: Beaverdam Baptist
What’s the best part of your day? The morning
If you could select another profession, what would you do? Pro bass fisherman
Why do you choose to live in Franklin/Southampton/Isle of Wight County? Born and raised here
If you had two weeks’ vacation and money were no object, how would you spend your time? Washington and Oregon
Favorite food: Catfish
Favorite weekend destination: Skyline Drive
Favorite college sports team: JMU
Favorite pro sports team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite color: Blue
What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Be friendly to people — Merle Hope
What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? Marrying Sandra
Which local charitable or nonprofit organization do you wish more people would support? MDA
What’s your hobby? Talking. That’s all I can do.
What gives you the blues? People complaining
What’s the most Southern thing you’ve ever done? Coon huntin’
What’s your best childhood memory? Fishing with my dad
Tell us one true thing: Life is too short to sit and worry about things
What frightens you most? Too much violence, shooting, etc.
Who’s your favorite ex-president? John Kennedy
If you could pass or change one law, what would it be? Enforce handicap parking law
What last brought tears to your eyes? Laughing at my grandson, Hunter.
If you could invite three guests – living or dead, from anytime in history – to dinner, who would they be? Jimmy Edwards, Ronnie Edwards and Gerald Duncan.
What three objects would you take with you to a desert island? Cell phone, 4-wheeler and 100 gallons of gas
What kind of music do you like, and who’s your favorite performer? Bluegrass — Osborne Brothers
Who’s a famous athlete or entertainer you admire? Cal Ripkin
To whom are you grateful and why? My wife; she’s my life.