Steve Edwards

Published 10:32 pm Thursday, November 13, 2008

Name: Steve Edwards

Age: 64

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.