Charles H. Edwards Jr., "Charlie," age 70, of Fall River, died Sunday, January 6, 2013 in St. Anne's Hospital. He was the longtime companion of Margaret "Peggy" DeCosta of 42 years.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late Charles H. Edwards Sr. and Evangeline May (Riley) Edwards, he had been a lifelong resident of the city.
He worked at Hass Brothers Farm in Rehoboth for many years. An avid sports card collector, he enjoyed fishing, and watching movies.
The family would like to sincerely thank the Fall River Police and Fire Departments for all of their help over the years as well as his nurses Karen, Petra, and Jen.
In addition to his companion he is survived by two brothers; Bruce J. Edwards and his girlfriend Rose of Fall River, Bryant J. Edwards and his girlfriend Barbara of Dennis, sister-in-law; Mary Edwards of Fall River, and many aunts, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Curtis J. Edwards.
His Funeral will be held Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 1:30PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours prior to his service from 12:30 to 1:30PM. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.