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Date published: 7/30/2014

James T. Edwards

James Thomas Edwards, 64, of Stafford County died Monday, July 28, 2014, at home.

Mr. Edwards was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired as master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force after serving from 1969 to 1993. He was the maintenance manager at Mount Ararat Baptist Church and was a member of the church. He loved NASCAR, working on cars, building things and spending time with his family. His Mustang was his baby.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Thomas Edwards, and a brother, Lynwood "Lenny."

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Edwards; three daughters, Wendy Sue, Billie-Jo and Krystal Ann; his mother, Mary Sue Edwards; three brothers, Roger, Charlie and Doug; sister Debbie; eight granddaughters; five grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Mount Ararat Baptist Church, with the Rev. Todd Gaston officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 1112 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22556.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.