Birth Date: 03/11/1983
Deceased Date: 09/12/2017
Albert Daniel Edwards, 34, of Raleigh passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born March 11, 1983 and was the son of Annie Lenora Sullivan and Philip Curtis Edwards, Sr.. He was preceded in death by a Paternal Grandmother, Marie Edwards, Maternal Grandfather, Shad Herring, an uncle, Ricky Fail, and cousin, Walton Sullivan. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Casey Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Ralph Parker officiating. Burial will take place in Princeton Cemetery on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:00 am.
Mr. Edwards had served his country with ten years of active duty with the Army. During that time, he completed two combat tours of Iraq. He served six years with the 3rd ACR at Fort Hood, Texas. He was currently serving with the 340th Psychological Operation Company, North Carolina. For the past three years, Mr. Edwards was employed with the North Carolina Department of Corrections Office at Central Prison. He had previously worked with the Johnston County Department of Corrections.
In addition to his parents he is survived by brothers, Philip Curtis Edwards, Jr. and wife, Miranda of Greenville, and Joseph Grey Edwards and fiancé, Tiffany Stewart of Princeton; maternal grandmother, Christine Herring of Princeton; paternal grandfather, Calvin Edwards of Goldsboro; maternal grandfather, Jarvis Sullivan of Goldsboro; great aunt, Geraldine Dudley; aunt, Tammie Fail; uncle, Lavan Sullivan and wife Nancy; and cousins, Rebecca, Noah, Leann and Ross; and his canine companion, Sir Luke Maximus.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Casey Funeral Home Chapel.
Although flowers are welcome the family suggests that contributions be made to: Combat Warriors, Inc., PO Box 1857, Wake Forest, NC 27588. To make internet contributions go to: www.combatwarriorsinc.org/get-involved/. Contributions may also be made to Paw4People at: http://paws4people.org/donate. On your donation, write: “In honor of Daniel Edwards” in the spot that says “other”. Checks may be made payable to: Paws4Vets with a memo “In honor of Daniel Edwards and mailed to: Paws4Vets, 1121C-324 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC 28405
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.caseyfh.com.