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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 09:31

Calvin Ray Edmonds

Calvin Edmonds, age 60, of South Hill, VA passed away June 3, 2019. Calvin was a master printer and the Vice President of Edmonds Printing in Lawrenceville, VA. He was a member of James Square Baptist Church where he was Chairman of the Cemetery Committee and former Chairman of the Deacons. Calvin was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and mechanic who loved motorcycle drag racing. Woodworking was also a passion of his along with music and playing the drums. He is preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Ferguson Edmonds and his brother and sister-in-law Kerry Wayne and Corrine Edmonds. He is survived by his father, Aubrey B. Edmonds; his wife Sylvia Clary; his brother Donnie Edmonds and wife Darlene; his step-daughter, Samantha Moody (Anthony); his step grandchildren, Harper and Will; his nieces and nephews, Jason Sweitzer, Michelle S. Lea, Danielle E. Bianchinotti and Benjamin Edmonds; his great nieces and nephew, Abby, Madalyn and AJ Sweitzer and Isabella, Gemma and Jordan Bianchinotti; and his faithful, always by his side companion, Peanut, who went to work with him every day. Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Friday at James Square Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to James Square Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 643, Lawrenceville, VA 23868.
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  • Comment Link Rev. Joseph Giles, Jr Wednesday, 05 June 2019 23:14 posted by Rev. Joseph Giles, Jr

    To the Edmonds family.

    My heart is broken knowing Calvin is gone. But I have hope to see him again! Our shared faith in Christ unites us in a bond that death cannot break! Thank you for your faith and your friendship to me!

  • Comment Link Priscilla Pearson-Vincent Wednesday, 05 June 2019 20:23 posted by Priscilla Pearson-Vincent

    To The Edmonds Family, I am saddened to hear of the passing of Calvin. I am remembering our talks and laughs from the time he was a student at Brunswick and also during business with the family at Edmonds Printing. Calvin and his entire family were such a wonderful family. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
    May God bless each of you.

  • Comment Link Jonathan Tucker Wednesday, 05 June 2019 18:37 posted by Jonathan Tucker

    Nothing but love for this man. One of the nicest guys I ever had the Good Fortune to meet!!!! My condolences to his family....... I think God I was lucky enough to be Calvin and Donnie Edmonds

  • Comment Link janice King Wednesday, 05 June 2019 18:30 posted by janice King

    So sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers.

  • Comment Link Mike and Rita coker Wednesday, 05 June 2019 15:39 posted by Mike and Rita coker

    We love him very much and miss him very much

  • Comment Link Rita Parham Wednesday, 05 June 2019 14:33 posted by Rita Parham

    Sending love and prayers to all he left behind...He was a good man with a good heart....He will be missed...

  • Comment Link Evelyn Winston Wednesday, 05 June 2019 13:22 posted by Evelyn Winston

    Words cannot express how sorry we are for your family’s loss. Mr Edmonds will be definitely missed in this community.

  • Comment Link Tammy Reese Wednesday, 05 June 2019 13:20 posted by Tammy Reese

    Prayers to his family at their time of mourning. Hope you find comfort in the memories you shared. Tammy & Kirsten Reese

  • Comment Link Tammy Medlin Wednesday, 05 June 2019 12:14 posted by Tammy Medlin

    Phil and I are so sorry to hear about Calvin. He was a wonderful person. Prayers for the family.

  • Comment Link Jackie and  Penny  Boyter Wednesday, 05 June 2019 10:17 posted by Jackie and Penny Boyter

    The Edmonds Family, we were so saddened to hear of the passing of Calvin. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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