Marvin James “Bud” Edwards, Sr., 78

December 28, 2014

Marvin Edwards, Sr.Marvin James “Bud” Edwards, Sr., 78 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 23, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. Born January 31, 1936 in Akron, OH, he was the son of the late Walter E. and Annebell Simmons Edwards.

Bud enjoyed fishing, crabbing and working on and racing his 1965 GTO. Bud had a green thumb and loved working in his garden. However, his biggest love was for his family whom he loved to spend his time with, especially his grandchildren. He served his country for 22 years in the Navy retiring May 1, 1974 as AMH1 with numerous awards. He then went on to retire from DynCorp in 1999.

Bud was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Lawrence Edwards and his brother, Gary D. Edwards.

He is survived by his children, Marvin James Edwards, Jr. of Lexington Park, MD, Marla Clarke (Hugh), Lexington Park, MD, Sheila Dean (Barney), Lexington Park, MD, Susan Zahorchak (Gary), New Castle, PA, Marc Edwards (Becky), Lexington Park, MD and Marci Doyle (Norman, Jr.) of Lexington Park, MD, 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, Additionally, he is survived by siblings, Walter M. Edwards, Patricia A. Edwards, Larry P. Edwards, and Terry D. Edwards.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home with a funeral service at 12 p.m. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

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Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.