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Peter R. Edwards, Jr. "Pete"

AGE: 71 • Mechanicsville, VA, formerly of

Wilmington

Edwards, Peter R., Jr. "Pete", 71, of Mechanicsville, VA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away Monday, October 3, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Edwards; two step-daughters, Christy Barbee (Eric) and Rebecca Walker; six grandchildren, Austin, Evan, Zachary, Peyton, Tyler, and Isabella; as well as two sisters Geraldine McCarthy (Jerry) and Fay Cooke. Pete also leaves behind loving nieces and nephews, Cathy McCarthy-Myers (Parker and their children, Maive and Gavin), Kelly Stuart (Steve and their daughter Zoe), Jeff Cooke (Alayna and their son, Tanner), and LouAnn Cooke-Rees (Troy); brother-in-law, Robert E. Satterwhite; and sister-in-law, Mary S. Witt (John). Pete was a Vietnam Army veteran and retired after 27 years from the City of Richmond Police Department, having served as a city patrolman, K-9 master instructor, and retired while serving in the Mounted Squad. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 12 pm Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Rd., with services beginning at Noon. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Richmond K-9, PO Box 25495, Richmond, VA 23260.
Published in The News Journal on Oct. 9, 2016
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