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Mr. Alfredo Augustus Edwards known to many as "AL", 63 of Charlotte, NC passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at his place of residence. Born to Edwin Augustus Edwards and the late Viola Dean Edwards on July 31, 1958. He was raised in Baltimore, Maryland.
Al was always ambitious and talented. After graduating from Edmonson High School, he joined and served in the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in Panama, the Philippines and was honorably discharged and recognized as a veteran. Alfredo obtained his Associate Degree in Business Administration. Known for his keen since of precision and understanding of business acumen, he was able to leverage these skillsets which developed his overall career in quality management. He worked at A.O. Smith in the Quality Department as the Lead Quality Technician, there he developed and worked on ISO standards for residential and commercial water heaters. Al was instrumental in developing ISO standards and procedures for several major vendors. In addition, he worked at Redi Group as a Quality Supervisor, developing and deploying major quality trends for high end cars manufacturing corporations. He obtained major certifications for Quality during his lifetime. Always willing to give back and help others, he was semi-retired.
Alfredo was married to his beautiful wife Wanda Torrence on August 16, 1986. They were married for 35 years.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother Carlos M. Edwards. He leaves behind who holds his precious memories his wife Wanda, son Edwin "Eddie" Edwards, daughter Nicole "Nikki" Edwards, son Alan Edwards. Sister Gloria Thigpen (Milton) of Greenville, South Carolina; sister Isabel Doles; brother's Raymond and Ralph Edwards; and sister Letitia Cofield all residing in Baltimore, Maryland; Brother-in-Law Timothy B. Torrence (Rosalind) of Knoxville, Tennessee, In-Laws Berlin and Julia Torrence of Salisbury, North Carolina, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.