Mr. Charles Kenneth “Kenny” Edwards, Jr., age 59, of the Normantown Community, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida and lived all of his life in Toombs County. He worked in the family business with his father, Edwards Automotive in Lyons, also, with the City of Lyons, Claxton Chicken, Crider Chicken, and several convenience stores. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Kenneth Edward, Sr., his sister, Donna Kay Thompson; and two nephews, Joshua Edwards and Brandon Aguilar.
Survivors include his wife, Michelle Edwards of Normantown; two children, Patrick Beach and wife Savannah of Uvalda, and Amy Beach and Josh Pittman of the Johnson Corner Community; his mother, Joyce Edge of Lyons; one brother, Bill Edwards of Folkston; two grandchildren, Dalton Cook and Jameson Beach; two nephews, Eric Coursey and wife Aundrea, and Ken Thompson and wife Taylor; one niece, Harley Bowen and husband Dillon; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
A celebration of Kenny’s life will be at a later date.
If you would like to pay your respects, the wife and children will be at the son’s home in Uvalda.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4849 Paulsen St. Suite 102, Savannah, GA 31405.
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