Jack Colon Edwards, age 76, of Dublin, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Mr. Edwards was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam and traveling the world with the Air Force before retiring. After retirement, he worked with the Valdosta State University Campus Police for over 20 years. He loved to fish and cook, as well as participate in charity motorcycle rides. Jack was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Julius C. and Myrtice Cook Edwards.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Edwards, of Dublin; sister, Shirley Mooney, of Thomaston; brother, Mike Edwards (Elaine), of Chattanooga, TN; aunt, Betty Cook, Gladys Payne, and Mazie McLendon, all of Dublin, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 12:00 noon in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Northview Cemetery. Rev. Ken Rodgers and Rev. Kelly Maddox will officiate. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00AM until funeral hour at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Edwin Edwards, Robert Edwards, Curtis Edwards, Bill Edwards, and Don Edwards.