Richard E. Edwards Sr
Virginia Beach - Richard E. "Dick" Edwards Sr passed away on October 28, 2012. He left this earth to be with his beloved wife of 62 years, Pauline Edwards that passed away one week prior.
Dick was in the United States Navy
for 20 years. He retired in 1967 after serving his country aboard the USS Intrepid, the USS Lake Champlain, the USS Guadalcanal, and the USS Kitty Hawk where he was a plank owner . Dick completed shore duty in Bayonne, New Jersey and Memphis, Tennessee.
After leaving the military, he worked with Fruehauf, Columbia Yacht and retired from the International Longshoreman's Association Local 1970.
He is survived by six children, Richard Jr., Donald (Bonnie), Brian, Wendy Place (Jeff), Larry (Amy), and Ray (Julie) and 10 grandchildren.
A private service will be held at H. D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Rd Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad.