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Lonnie was born on December 9, 1940 and passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019.

Lonnie was a resident of Rocky Mount, North Carolina at the time of passing.

He was in the first graduating class of Fike High School in 1959.

Lonnie served his country with honor and pride with the U.S. Army.

His funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 Friday at Lake Gaston Baptist Church, 128 Lynwood Road, Littleton. Interment will follow in Lake Gaston Baptist Church Cemetery, Littleton. The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1 - 2:15 at Lake Gaston Baptist Church and other times at the home. Lonnie is survived by his wife, Susan Wood Edwards of the home; son, Christopher Lonnie Edwards and wife, Jennifer of Rocky Mount; step-son, Ben Lancaster and wife, Amy, Benji and his special buddy, Joey all of Wake Forest; sisters, Judy Edwards and Jane Hedgepeth both of Nashville; brother, Kemp Edwards and wife, Terry of Castalia; brother-in-law, Jerry Dempsey and wife, Sue of Tennessee and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to Lake Gaston Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, 128 Lynwood Road, Littleton, North Carolina 27850.