George C. Edwards

November 28, 2018

George C. Edwards, 87 of Pace, FL passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. He was born on March 25, 1931, in San Francisco, California to the late William V. Edwards and Anna Mae Gunning Edwards. George joined the U. S. Navy on April 1, 1949, serving his country for 25 years. He worked as the service manager for Killinger Marine for 10 years, until opening his own boat hauling business, delivering boats from Key West to Maine to Alaska.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Wise Edwards; parents; and brother, Bill Edwards.

George is survived by his son, Marty (Debbie) Edwards; daughters, Darci Edwards Cobb and Tracy (Mike) Edwards Flota; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and his lifelong fishing buddy, Elton Bowling.

A graveside inurnment will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, at Barrancas National Cemetery, NAS Pensacola, Florida. Procession will leave Faith Chapel Funeral Home South, 100 Beverly Parkway, Pensacola, at noon.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Covenant Home Health and Hospice Care.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.

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