Joseph Jackson Edwards, 78, of Charleston, husband to Virginia (Jenny) Kay Edwards (Holland), entered into eternal rest on February 08, 2022, surrounded by his family.
Born on November 18, 1943, in Savannah, GA Joseph was the son of the late Joseph Jackson Edwards, Sr., and Rosa Juanita Edwards.
Joseph enlisted in the US Navy in 1965 and served aboard the USS Forrestal stationed in Norfolk.VA until 1967. Upon discharge from active-duty Joseph joined the US Navy reserves until 1970. Upon returning to Charleston Joseph enjoyed a meat department manager career with supermarket chains including BI-LO, Colonial Stores, Ohlandt, and Piggly Wiggly. Joseph's hobbies included fishing and hunting. He was also a member of the Etiwan Lodge 95 in Mount Pleasant.
Besides his wife Jenny, Joseph is survived by sons Joseph (Joey) Jackson Edwards, Jr. and Steven B. Edwards; grandchildren William Edwards. Ethan Edwards and Lila Edwards. Joseph's surviving siblings include brothers James Edwards, Bobby Edwards, and Carl Edwards and sister Carol E. Campbell. Joseph was predeceased in life by his brother Larry Edwards.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 24 at 2:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Road. Charleston, SC 29414.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.mcalister-smith.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.