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Allen LeRoy Edwards passed away Tuesday at his home in Guyton, Georgia, surrounded by loved ones. He lost his long battle with cancer and liver disease.
He was born May 12, 1950 to Henrietta Lucille Sikes Edwards and William DeWitt Edwards, Jr., in Savannah, Georgia and was raised in Garden City. He was the youngest of four leaving behind his sister, Angie Lincoln, and his brothers, Raymond Edwards and Billy Edwards.
He started his adult life with the Navy, moved on to the Coast Guard around the time of Vietnam, and had several jobs after that related to electronics, before becoming a self-employed handyman. He grew that into his own company, Remodeling Etc., which he operated for many years before closing the business to join the Buildings and Maintenance department of the City of Savannah.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne Edwards, and children Arlen Cayce Edwards, Jennifer Rose Gallovitch, and Allen DeWitt Edwards. He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Lorna, Fiona, Elise, and Ethan.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Families First Funeral Care on Dean Forest Road this Saturday at 2pm.
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