June 24, 1928 - September 11, 2009
Caster Lamar Edwards, age 81, of 116 Butterfield Circle, Statesville, passed away, Friday September 11, 2009 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 24, 1928, to the late John David Edwards and Mintie Mashburn Edwards. Mr. Edwards served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He worked at Turner Manufacturing, Hunt Pen and retired from Hill Haven Nursing Home in 1990. He went back to work at Iredell County Parks and Recreation and retired from there in 2008. Mr. Edwards was a well known softball umpire and coach for 50 years. He was also a member of Monticello United Methodist Church and the Wesley Sunday School Class where he served as President for many years. He sang tenor in the choir for numerous years. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Rick Edwards; two sisters; and six brothers. He is survived by his wife, Pat Rufty Edwards of the home; one daughter, Nina E. Haynes and husband Dale of Harmony; one brother, Homer Edwards of Statesville; one sister in law, Katherine Edwards of Danville, VA; one grandchild, Jennifer Haynes of Harmony. A graveside service will be conducted 4:00pm Sunday September, 13, 2009 at the Stony Point Cemetery. Rev. Jill Rhinehart and Rev. Erman Bradley will officiate. Military rites will be provided by the VFW, Hiddenite Post # 10,000 and Taylorsville Post # 5466. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30pm Saturday September 12, 2009 at Monticello United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Monticello United Methodist Church, 308 Island Ford Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Caster Lamar Edwards, age 81, of 116 Butterfield Circle, Statesville, passed away, Friday September 11, 2009 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 24, 1928, to the late John David Edwards and Mintie Mashburn Edwards. Mr. Edwards... View Obituary & Service Information
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