Carrol Samuel Edens (1934 - 2018)

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CARROL SAMUEL EDENS Carrol Samuel Edens age 83 of Wilmington passed away on Monday June 11, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter. He was born on August 22, 1934 in Holly Ridge, NC to Leonard and Annie Howard Edens. Carrol was a longtime and faithful member of Temple Baptist Church where he was a member of the Jack Marshburn Sunday School Class. He served the church as a Deacon and on many committees including the Pastor Search Committee and was a co-ordinator of the Wednesday night suppers. He was named a Deacon Emeritus and was known as "The Hugger" by his many church friends. He was a proud veteran of the US Army and retired from DuPont in 1993. In his retirement he enjoyed playing golf and working in his vegetable garden. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carolyn Garrenton Edens; three children Jeff Edens, Dana Edens, and Forrest Edens and wife Becky; sisters-in-law Catherine Edens and Faye Edens. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leamon and Victor Edens. Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday June 14, 2018 at Temple Baptist Church 18th and Market Street. The family will see friends starting at 10. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Temple Baptist Church or a . A special thanks to all of the Heathcare team at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the Lower Cape Fear Hospice for the care given to Mr. Edens and his family. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from June 13 to June 14, 2018
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