Marshall – Lionel Calvin Edwards, 71, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.
A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Calvin Lionel and JoNeil Scott Edwards. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Jean Edwards. Lionel was a United States Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Pat McDevitt Edwards; two sons, Heath Gordon Edwards of Guam and Forrest Paxton Edwards and his wife, Delaina, of Candler; one sister, Judy Edwards Wallin and her husband, Ronnie, of Mars Hill; and four grandchildren, Arianna, Taylor, Landon and Kyrrah Edwards.
At Lionel's request, no formal services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
The care of Mr. Edwards has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com