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Billy Gray Edwards, Sr.

May 16, 1959 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 60)


King- Billy Gray Edwards Sr or “Pa”, 60, peacefully passed away early Friday morning surrounding by his family.  Billy is loved and will be missed by everyone who knew him. 

He was preceded in death by his mother Frances Edwards, his father Gilbert Edwards, his sister Betty Pegram and his beloved wife of thirty years Robin Edwards. 

Billy leaves behind three children, Billy Jr. and wife Bonnie of King; two daughters, Tabatha and husband Lee of Westfield, and Ashley Edwards of King; six precious grandchildren, Andyn, Noah, Laurel, Hannah, Hadley, and Leeandra.  He also leaves behind his wife of seven years Angela Edwards of King and their beloved four- legged dog Dually and the grand pups: Gauge, Bailey and Oakley.  Billy is also survived by his sister Mary Hayden of King and Melvin Edwards of King. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society as Billy was an advocate for cancer research.  If you are not able to make a donation, please consider doing a good deed for someone in need in memory of Billy.  

The family will receive friends and loved ones Sunday evening, March 8, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Slate Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Priddy Family Cemetery with Rev. E. J. Highsmith officiating.

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March 8, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Graveside Service
March 9, 2020

11:00 AM
Priddy Family Cemetery
Priddy Farm Rd.
Rural Hall, NC 27045


American Cancer Society
933 Rockford St. Ste. B, Mount Airy NC 27030

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