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George O. Edwards Dies

George O. EdwardsGeorge O. Edwards, also known as “Shaka,” died on Dec. 8.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Hill Edwards; and father, Eduardo Edwards.

He is survived by his spouse, Gloria Francis- Edwards; daughter, Shakeema Edwards; sons: Chaka Edwards and Shakeem Edwards; grandchildren: Cadence Romero, Savannah Edwards and Tahj Romero; brothers: Hugo Dennis and Arthur Edwards; sisters: Gracita Abraham, Lida Abbott, Sheila Caroliny and Jacqueline Edwards; 22 nieces; 22 nephews; and cousins, other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at St. John’s Episcopal Anglican Church, 27 King Street, Christiansted. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery, Veterans Section.

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  1. George and I served together in vietnam,1969/70.
    He was a wonderful roommate. I loved his stories of the virgin islands.
    I regret that when I finally found him he is gone.
    THOUGH THEY LAY ME DOWN IN DARKNESS, I WILL RISE IN PERFECT LIGHT.
    FOR I HAVE TOO FOUNDLY LOVE THE STARS TO BE FEARFUL OF THE NIGHT.
    Rest in peace my brother, I will be with you soon

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