Lawrence Howard Edwards

Edwards, Lawrence Howard

Birth: 1922-11-13 in Leesburg, Virginia
Residence: Dunkirk, Maryland
Death: Thursday, October 14, 2010
Laid to Rest: Thursday, October 21, 2010 in
the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham,

Lawrence Howard “Larry” Edwards, age 87, of Dunkirk, MD passed
away October 13, 2010 at the South River Health and Rehabilitation
facility in Edgewater, MD. Larry was born November 13, 1922 in
Leesburg, VA to William Randolph Sr. and Ruth Elizabeth Nichols

He was raised in Anacostia in the District of Columbia, graduated from
Anacostia High School and attended Strayer Business College where he
studied finance. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1942 to 1946
and was discharged as a Seaman First Class. He married Shirley Davis
and they lived and raised their family in Prince George County, MD.
Larry was employed by the Washington Gaslight Company as a customer
service manager in their billing department. In his leisure time he enjoyed
photography and fishing, hunting and crabbing. He also volunteered for
Christmas in April.

Larry’s wife Shirley passed away March 9, 2009 and he had resided with
his daughter in Dunkirk since June of 2010.

Larry is survived by his daughter Diane “Dee” Cifizzari and her husband
Phil of Dunkirk; granddaughter Shannon N. O’Steen and husband Jack
of Hughesville, MD and a great-granddaughter Angelina Nicole O’Steen.

He was preceded in death by his brothers William R. Edwards, Jr. and
Robert L. Edwards.

Arrangements provided by Rausch Funeral Home.

October 20, 2010
7:00-9:00 P.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

October 21, 2010
9:00-10:00 A.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD

Funeral Service
October 21, 2010
10:00 A.M.
Location: Rausch Funeral Home - Owings, MD