Tyler Edwards Jr.

Published 10:06 am Friday, March 30, 2018

QUINTON — Clyde Tyler Edwards Jr., 92, passed away on March 27, 2018, at his daughter’s home in Quinton where he resided for the past 10 years.

Tyler Edwards Jr.

Born on Oct. 27, 1925, to the late Clyde Tyler Edwards Sr. and Fannie Marks Edwards, he was a native and longtime resident of Franklin. Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Rose Jones Edwards; a son, Larry Edwards; a grandson, Paul Tyler Marks; and a brother, Marks Edwards.

Mr. Edwards was a WWII Navy veteran, a member of Delaware Hunt Club, a member of Sycamore Baptist Church, and retired from the City of Franklin.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his daughter, Lynn Edwards Marks (Wayne;) a son, Clyde Tyler “Tye” Edwards III (Katie;) a brother, Mills Robert “Bob” Edwards; five grandchildren William Michael Marks (Erika,) Christopher Tyler Edwards, Holly L. Stansley (Brett,) Brandon Franklin Edwards and Josh Patrick Edwards; and two great-grandchildren. Dominic D. Stansley and Jackson Paul Marks.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Roger Crump officiating. The burial will follow at Southampton Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to Sycamore Baptist Church, 31120 Sycamore Church Road, Franklin, VA 23851.