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Davy F. Edwards

2020-03-10

Davy F. Edwards, age 64, of Yulee, Florida, passed away Monday afternoon, March 9, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center. Born September 8, 1955 at Travis Air Force Base in Vacaville, California, he was one of six children to the late Richard �Ed� Edwards and Yvonne Edwards.

Davy graduated from West Nassau High School in 1973. He then joined the US Navy where he served his country here and abroad for twenty years. After his military retirement, he returned to Florida to begin working for his family�s HVAC company, Ed�s Comfort Solutions, until he started his own HVAC company, Ed�s Heating & Air. He also started Dave�s Custom Woodworks, where he crafted beautiful pieces of furniture, kitchen ware, and pens.

Davy was a loving father, son, and brother. He had a heart for people that was evident in the way he gave so freely with his time and generosity. He deeply loved his family and friends, and gave of himself selflessly to all. He had a passion for woodworking and pen turning, and gave away more than he sold. He loved to make people happy and truly had a passion for life.

But most importantly, Davy loved Jesus and his faith was unflinching.

Dave was a long-time member of Yulee Baptist Church where he faithfully served the Lord.

He is preceded in death by his Dad, Richard �Ed� Edwards, a sister Debbie Armstrong, a brother Ricky Edwards, and a daughter Jennifer Crane. Davy leaves behind three children, Becky (Ben) Sinclair, Lauren Edwards, and Russ Price. He leaves behind three siblings, Phyllis (Chris) Lathrop, Tommy Edwards, and Mike (Marty) Edwards. He also leaves behind his Mom, Yvonne Edwards, and several nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 5:00-7:00 pm at Oxley Heard Funeral Home.

A service to remember and celebrate Davy�s life will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 11:00 am, at Yulee Baptist Church, with Pastor Doug Sides officiating.

He will be laid to rest at 1:00 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery with full military honors.

Pall Bearers will be Scott Kirkland, Jason Lathrop, Kyle Edwards, Jack Webb, Kyle Pikula, David Adams, Corey Poore, Craig Winters, and Matt Lee

The family has asked in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Yulee Baptist Church Wheelchair Fund.

Memories

BARBARA MCDONALD March 10, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you mourn the loss of Davy. He was always such a great man and cousin, always enjoyed seeing him at the annual Hickox Family Reunion.

TINY L GAINES (TRACY�S AUNT) March 10, 2020
My sincerist condolences to all who knew Davy. He had a heart filled with the love of Jesus. I loved him as a dear friend. I actually considered him a family member. He will be truly missed. I pray that God give you peace and the strength to face the sad days ahead. Time will lessen the pain. But, the memories will never dim.

LARRY KIRKLAND @ SUZETTE March 10, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was such a good brother in law and friend and a Christian man we will always remember the last time we all eat red velvet cake and he had to show us the beautiful bowls I never knew there was so many different types of wood he will truly be missed but the Lord will give you the strength you need day by day love in Christ and treasure the memories

ELLEN WIGGINS March 10, 2020
There is/was no one like Davy. He was our friend from the first time I met him, he was my neighbor, friend, my confidant. We sold his woodwork together, worked in our yards together, took vacations together, rode motorcycles together, cooked together and the list goes on. There will never be another person like him. I�m am going to miss him deeply..

MICHELLE CHAMBERS March 10, 2020
Thoughts and prayers for the family.

LAWANA CRAVEN AND FAMILY March 10, 2020
Our deepest condolences!

FAITH B. ELLIOTT March 10, 2020
I meet this Wonderful Man 2 winters ago� at an Art Show� I will continue to love �Franklin�� he allowed me to call him by his middle name�. Condolences to his entire family, my God hold you in his loving hands�. as I know Davy Franklin Edwards is walking beside him in heaven.

CAROLE LEWIS March 10, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Love you Becky and Ben. You are going n my thoughts

JANE GURLEY March 10, 2020
Dear Edwards Family. You are all such a precious family. I am so sorry for your loss . Prayers lifted up for all of you

LORI, TOM, DAWN AND DAN.. THE PET SITTERS March 11, 2020
lauren and family, we are so sad for you all.. we hope the memories of your dad stays with you always and especially now.. he fought hard but it was his time..be strong and smile for he had a great life and great children.

LYNNE STARLING March 11, 2020
My buddy, my friend. Kind, generous, smart and funny, you were like a brother to me. I will miss our talks, your expertise and advice. Prayers for comfort for your precious family.. RIP, dear friend.

CONNIE DOENGES March 11, 2020
Always there for me, as I was for him. He taught me to enjoy life and not be so serious all the time. Really! He will be missed greatly by many. RIP my friend!

MARK DAVIS March 11, 2020
my friend davy was the guy that never said no so many times calling him after hours his heart was all about helping others espicially his hometown community he served our country keeping us safe made it back home and served his hometown keeping us cool and warm ,, guys like davy in my opinion are called a dying breed lets honor davey by using his theory of life to be similar to the way he treated all of us

CATHERINE LARKINS (LELIZABETH�S GRANDDAUGHTER) March 11, 2020
My deepest sympathy to you all; just hold those �precious memories� in your heart.

TIMOTHY PARKER (ALLEN) March 12, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Really glad our paths were able to cross again at our class reunion for class of 73. Our journeys were alike in many ways. We both retired from the military life, and we both lost a daughter. Rest in peace Davy.

GERALD SINCLAIR SR March 13, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are for his daughter Becky, she loved her father so much.

WADE SPARKMAN March 13, 2020
Davy was a joy to know along with his family. As a teenager I met him and his family and I consider it a blessing to have known him all these years. He was a family man, a Christian and honest businessman. He is �home� and we will see him again. My prayers are with his family.

PEGGY DENNARD March 13, 2020
I was so sorry to hear of your loss Yvonne and I just pray that the Lord will watch over you and give you his peace

JOHN ERIC LOWE March 19, 2020
I knew Davy back in the 6th grade, i reacquainted with him when he married Carol Thaxton
and we were pals for some years I worked with him once had fun doing that. we did activities together like fishing and hitting a movie now and then. but when he divorced we grew apart sadly Davy was a fine friend and good man all around I will miss him greatly my most sincere condolence to the family.