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Thomas Lynn Edwards, Jr.

Date of Death: July 12, 2019
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South Chapel
1260 Front Royal Pike
Winchester, VA 22602
Thursday 7/18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Macedonia United Methodist Church
1941 Macedonia Church Road
White Post, VA 22663
Friday 7/19, 11:00 am

Celebration of Life Reception to follow the service:
Friendship Fire Hall
627 N. Pleasant Valley Road
Winchester, Virginia 22601


Memorial contributions may be made to:
Friendship Fire Department
627 N. Pleasant Valley Road
Winchester, Virginia 22601
Rouss Fire Department
3 S. Braddock Street
Winchester, Virginia 22601
Shawnee Fire Department
2210 Valor Drive
Winchester, Virginia 22601
Stephens City Fire Department
P.O. Box 253
Stephens City, Virginia 22655
Fire Department of your choice
Macedonia United Methodist Church
1941 Macedonia Church Road
White Post, Virginia 22633

Thomas Lynn Edwards, Jr., 73, of Stephens City, Virginia, passed away peacefully on the 12th of July, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center. Born to Pete and Polly Edwards in 1946, Tommy has been a lifelong resident of Frederick County. He was a John Handley High School graduate, Class of 1964. Tommy was very passionate aboutContinue Reading

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Sheila Youngblood left a message on July 19, 2019:
I wanted to post a memory of an Uncle that was not only handsome, dynamic, funny, loving to all of his family, but helped shape my career in a way when I was growing up by introducing me to Emergency Services. More importantly than how he shaped me, is what he did for everyone else, which is what he was all about. He sure made everyone laugh a lot too! My sister and I would leave the beaches of NC and go to Winchester EVERY summer, to spend time with family, for an entire month, and we LOVED it! I know you think, WHO leaves a BEACH to go to the VALLEY of VA? Beach babies do. :) Beach babies that LOVE their Winchester family, and we sure do! The older I got, the more he got me interested in emergency services, and I went on to become a Paramedic in my county for 30 years. I would tease him that the helmet on fire calls would mess my hair up, so I didn't go into the Fire Dept, I went into EMS. Barbara, Aimee, Tommy and all the rest of my family, I wish I could be there Friday. I am expecting another Grand baby any minute. Tommy sure is going to be in some GREAT company though! Know that I am there with you all in spirit and we will be making a donation to the FD in his name. I love you all!
Scott cullers left a message on July 18, 2019:
Tommy was a wonderful person and friend. He was a true professional and consummate firefighter and officer. I had the privilege of growing up around Tommy at friendship fire company. He was always willing to help me learn the trade of firefighting . He loved his profession.
CHRISTY left a message on July 17, 2019:
Mrs Edward's The Imaging Department at WMC wanted to let you know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We will miss you and Mr Edward's dearly. Keep in touch. We are only a phone call away.
Kevin Yost left a message on July 17, 2019:
Tommy touched the lives of alot of young men "growing up" in the firehouses of Winchester . I am glad to be one he mentored. To Barbara and family may you always cherish his memories as many of us in the fire service will as well.
Jerry (Inky) Adams left a message on July 17, 2019:
My deepest sympathy to Tommy’s wife Barbara ,family and love ones he leaves behind. Time will heal but the memories will always be there.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Richard Allen Loy left a message on July 17, 2019:
I lived around the corner, grew up with him ; kindergarten through air guard
Sandy Ritter Harris left a message on July 16, 2019:
I grew up just a few houses from Tommy on Virginia Avenue and went to Virginia Ave. School with him from first grade. I remember that he was always kind to everyone and that his grandmother made homemade hot cinnamon candy apples for Halloween each year. What was so special was that they were only for the kids in the immediate neighborhood, and it made us feel special if we were on the list! May God comfort Tommy's family in their loss!
Doug Loy left a message on July 16, 2019:
Barbara and Edwards family, No words I say will heal or make the pain go away. But know Tommy touched a lot of lives and you are not alone. He was a great guy that we all enjoyed being around.
Tim Weir left a message on July 16, 2019:
I served in the Air Guard fire department with Tommy. He was a great guy! My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Punchy Bromley left a message on July 16, 2019:
Barbara,thinking of you in this time of sorrow
Pam White left a message on July 16, 2019:
Sending love and hugs to the whole family! That man definitely loved his family, no doubt about it! I'm so sorry ❤️
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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