EDWARDS, Leslie W. of Tampa, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 2 pm at Beulah Baptist Institutional Church, 1006 West Cypress St. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Mr. Edwards was a native of Palmetto Grove, St. Mary, Jamaica and a resident of Tampa for 44 years. He was the founder and owner of Edwards Masonry, Inc. and Edwards Grocery. He leaves to cherish his memory: his long time companion, Rosean Thompson; brother, Rupert Edwards; children, Derrick Edwards, Anthony Edwards, Norman Edwards, Dale Edwards and John Edwards, all of Jamaica W.I., Isaac Edwards (Linda) of Tampa, Kenneth Lee (Carletta) of Cocoa Beach, Esmine Burrows (Stanford) of Georgia, Stephanie Edwards, Monica Edwards, Judith Francis (Larry), all of Jamaica W.I., Janet Garvey (Vallin), Audrey Hinds, Quenell Spencer (Ian), Christine Edwards, all of Tampa; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners, 301 N. Howard Ave www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com
Ray Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
301 North Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 12, 2013