Herbert Allen Edwards, 91, of High Point, moved to his Heavenly home Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
Born June 28, 1929, in Guilford County, he was a son of the late Arthur Fountain Edwards and the late Georgia Lewis Edwards. Herb was a US Army veteran and retired from Jefferson Pilot Insurance. He was a member of Green Street Baptist Church where he served on many committees, was a choir member for over fifty years and was honored with a life-time Deacon Award. Herb was a longtime member of the High Point Civitan Club.
He is survived by his wife, June Bivens Edwards of the home; daughters, Carole Gibson and husband Ron of Laurel Hill, and Marcia McDowell and husband Mike of High Point; grandchildren, Jennifer LaRocca (Jamie), Heather Kilcoin (Michael), Laura Jones (Walt), Ryan McDowell (Carrington), and Katie Stone (Eric); great-grandchildren, Gracie, Isabella, Annie, Asher, Bennett, Perri, Charlotte, Eli, Gibson, Baxley, Carter, Gus, and Paisley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Clayton Edwards and Earl Edwards.
A celebration of life will be conducted at 4:00 PM Sunday, September 20, 2020, at Green Street Baptist Church with Rev. Brandon Ware officiating. Entombment will be at Floral Garden Park Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Green Street Baptist Church, 303 Rotary Dr., High Point, NC 27262.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.wrightfs.com.
Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.
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Green Street Baptist Church
303 North Rotary Dr., High Point NC 27262