James Reginald Edwards

Friday, February 7, 2020
James Reginald Edwards

Funeral services for James Reginald Edwards, Sr. 62, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in the church chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary, located at 819 N. State Street in Jennings, with Terry James Simon, Jr., officiating.

Visitation will be held in the chapel Saturday from noon until time of services.

Burial will be in Peterson Memorial Cemetery in Jennings, with Military Funeral Honors accorded by a Fort Polk Squad.

James passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Golden Age Nursing Home of Welsh.

James was born Aug. 19, 1957, in Lafayette. He was a graduate of Jennings High School and later enlisted in the United States Army National Guard. After serving six years, he received an honorable discharge. James worked for Lee Vac Industries and later was employed by Super Foods in Jennings as a delivery driver. James was baptized at an early age and was a former member of Union Baptist Church in Jennings.

James is survived by his children, James Edward Jr. (Tenika) and Brittney Edwards and Joseph Edwards, both of Jennings; sister, Wanda Simon (Terry) of Jennings; brothers, Michael Edwards and Douglas Edwards, both of Jennings; and a host of grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Marie Edwards; parents, Wildon Edwards and Martha Vickers Edwards; brother, Joe Edwards; and sister, Rose Mary Capdeville.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.semien-lewismortuary.com.